Dave Lifton, who writes for both Ultimate Classic Rock and Diffuser, is a podcaster and author of several books. A native of New York, he now lives in Chicago, where he's usually staring out at Lake Michigan from his apartment or getting into arguments with Bears fans. Also, he likes Bruce Springsteen and pulled pork sandwiches.
The Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts Year-by-Year Photos 1963-2020
A pictorial look at the late drummer through the decades.
The History of the James Bond Theme
One of the most famous pieces of music in movie history started out as a song from a shelved musical.
Did Bruce Springsteen Tip Off His Infidelity in ‘One Step Up’?
Emotional 1987 song may have touched on his own personal turmoil at the time.
How Bruce Springsteen Came of Age on ‘Blinded by the Light’
He later said the confusing lyrics were autobiographical.
Hear Nancy Wilson’s Cover of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The Rising’
Heart guitarist chose song because she "wanted to make something uplifting and inspirational" in these troubled times.
Hear Stephen Pearcy of Ratt Cover Duran Duran’s ‘Girls on Film’
Metal singer once recalled an awkward encounter with his English counterpart.
Hear Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Cover Spinners Classic
Kiss frontman's side project tackles "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love."
Prince Albums and Singles Celebrating Big Anniversaries in 2021
We're looking at the Prince songs, records and shows that are celebrating milestone anniversaries this year.
Queen Discover Tape of One of Their First Concerts
Brian May has discovered a cassette of an early gig from London's Imperial College.
Hollies’ ‘Long Cool Woman’ Stars in Jimmy John’s Super Bowl Ad
Rockabilly-infused single helps bring down the "King of Cold Cuts" in commercial for the big game.