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.
55 Years Ago: The Beatles Release Their First Single, ‘Love Me Do’
The Beatles released their first single, 'Love Me Do,' in the U.K. on October 5, 1962.
Watch Steven Tyler and Taylor Swift Sing ‘I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing’
Steven Tyler joined Taylor Swift during her concert in Nashville for Aerosmith's only No. 1 hit.
45 Years Ago: David Bowie Launches His U.S. ‘Ziggy Stardust’ Tour
On Sept. 22, 1972, David Bowie brought Ziggy Stardust to the Cleveland Music Hall on the opening night of the U.S. leg of his tour.
The Story of Bruce Springsteen’s Eclectic Second Album, ‘The Wild, the Innocent and the E …
Bruce Springsteen's second album was released on Sept. 11, 1973.
Steven Tyler Sings With Busker in Moscow
Watch Steven Tyler sing one of Aerosmith's most popular songs with a street musician in Moscow.
AC/DC Begin U.S. Tour in Boston: Videos
AC/DC kicked off their North American tour last night (Aug. 22) in Foxboro, Mass.
Steven Tyler to Appear on ‘Nashville’ TV Show
Steven Tyler hinted that he will sing with Hayden Panettiere on an upcoming episode of 'Nashville.'
The Day the Beatles Fired Pete Best
On Aug. 16, 1962, the Beatles fired their original drummer, Pete Best, and replaced him with Ringo Starr.
Listen to Don Henley’s New Duet With Dolly Parton, ‘When I Stop Dreaming’
Don Henley has called upon Dolly Parton to help him out with a cover of the Louvin Brothers', 'When I Stop Dreaming.'
Paul McCartney May Have Lost Dozens of Beatles Songs
Paul McCartney talked about how technology has made it much easier for him to remember musical ideas.
13 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Reunites the E Street Band for ‘The Rising’
Bruce Springsteen released 'The Rising,' a commentary on the attacks of 9/11, on July 30, 2002.
Gregg Allman Would Like to Play With Dickey Betts Again
Gregg Allman would like to make the peace between him and former Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts.