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.
30 Years Ago: Allman Brothers Band’s ‘Shades of Two Worlds’ Reaches Old Heights
They'd reestablished themselves with 1990's well-received 'Seven Turns,' but something was still missing.
The Most Underrated Song From Each Glenn Frey and Don Henley LP
Unlike solo output from other ex-members of huge bands, they didn't typically resort to wan attempts at recapturing former glories.
30 Years Ago: Bonnie Raitt Builds on Her Comeback With ‘Luck of the Draw’
She'd come a long way yet still had something to prove.
July 2021 New Music Releases
Record Store Day's second RSD Drops event of the year highlights the list.
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Really, they all were.
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This lean, tune-focused LP was the one he should have put out as the group stalled at the turn of the '80s.
The Most Underrated Song From Each David Gilmour and Roger Waters LP
Their shared time together brought Pink Floyd's highest acclaim, but it never seemed to come easy.
Underrated John Lennon: The Most Overlooked Song From Each LP
These often share little in common, and that's certainly fitting.