Michael Gallucci is the managing editor at Ultimate Classic Rock. His previous gigs include editor-of-chief at Diffuser.fm, managing editor of Cleveland Scene and writing about music and movies for All Music Guide, American Songwriter, the A.V. Club, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites. @mgallucci
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Warren Zevon Albums Ranked Worst to Best
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Top 10 Jeff Beck Songs
He had a long, varied career playing the roles of sideman, band member and group leader.
Top 10 Songs of 1978
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