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.
Phil Collins Returns to the Stage After Six-Year Absence
Phil Collins performed seven songs at a benefit concert in Miami last night (March 11).
The Story of Joe Jackson’s Jazzy ‘Body and Soul’
Joe Jackson released 'Body and Soul' on March 14, 1984.
The Day the Beatles Began Filming ‘A Hard Day’s Night’
The Beatles had barely any time to reflect on their history-making first journey to America before moving on to their next project.
Are Bad Company and Joe Walsh Planning a Summer 2016 Tour?
The two acts have one date booked together, although only Walsh has confirmed it.
Phil Collen on Def Leppard’s Cruise: ‘I Don’t Think We Will Do This Again’
Def Leppard's guitarist did not have a good time on the band's Hysteria on the High Seas cruise last month.
Phil Collins Announces Comeback Concert
Phil Collins will perform a billed concert for the first time since 2010 at a benefit for his Little Dreams Foundation.
That Time Ozzy Osbourne Sorta Urinated on the Alamo
Let's see: you're a rock star, stumbling around an unfamiliar city while wearing your girlfriend/manager's dress. You feel the call of nature and ...
Phil Collins Says He Is Not Close to Coming Back
Despite officially out of retirement for a few years, Phil Collins says he hasn't yet written a new song.
The Day the Beatles Met Cassius Clay
One of the perks of being a Beatle that the group had to get used to in the early days was getting to rub shoulders with the rich and famous.
That Time Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash Recorded Together
The two stars recorded a handful of songs in a Nashville studio on Feb. 17-18, 1969.
2016 Grammys: What to Watch and Who to Root For
We've sorted through this year's list of nominees to bring you UCR's Guide to the 2016 Grammys.
The Day George Harrison Joined John Lennon and Paul McCartney in the Quarry Men
The third part of the equation that would become the Beatles fell into place on Feb. 6, 1958.