Nick DeRiso is UCR's assistant managing editor. He was named columnist of the year five times by the Associated Press, Louisiana Press Association and Louisiana Sports Writers Association during a lengthy career in the newspaper industry, and previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
45 Years Ago: ‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ Debuts to a Brief Boycott
The show moved into TV's Top 10 most-watched shows six weeks later and remained there until it went off the air.
Could Quarantine Lead to a Flood of New Classic Rock Albums?
It's not all bad news.
The John Lennon Song That Healed the Beatles After ‘Let It Be’
Without it, the group might never have rebounded from crushing disappointment to complete 'Abbey Road.'
Which Songs Have Eagles Played Most in Concert?
Pre-breakup music continues to define their concerts, but solo contributions are moving up the list.
Little Richard, Rock Pioneer, Dies at 87
Hits like "Tutti Frutti," "Long Tall Sally" and "Good Golly Miss Molly" were influential to many, especially the Beatles.
Tommy Lee Insists Motley Crue Reunion Dates Are ‘Still a Go’
The Stadium Tour, which also features Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett, is slated to kick off on June 18.
45 Years Ago: How the Eagles Reluctantly Hit No. 1 With ‘Best of My Love’
Ironically, they struggled mightily while trying to piece together this easy-going song.
5 Reasons the Dave Matthews Band Should Be in the Hall of Fame
They've dominated the fan-ballot voting. But that's not the only reason this group should get in.
Was Rolling Stones Co-Founder Brian Jones Murdered?
The coroner said he drowned while under the influence of alcohol and drugs, labeling the tragedy as "death by misadventure."
Peter Tork of the Monkees Dies at 77
He was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the tongue in 2009.