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.
How LSD and a Hookup Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘Even the Losers’
Running into a school crush while high on acid resulted in the 'Damn the Torpedoes' classic.
Watch the Trailer for the Go-Go’s Documentary
Alison Ellwood's movie will be accompanied by the first new music from the band since 2001.
Carlos Santana’s ‘Stunning’ Home Is for Sale for $3 Million
Guitarist is selling the home for $300,000 more than he purchased it for last year.
Prince’s Yamaha DX7 Is for Sale at Auction
Prince sold the keyboard to raise touring funds during his record label battle.
Bob Dylan Picks His Favorite Eagles and Rolling Stones Songs
Singer-songwriter was asked about bands' work after they were name-checked in a pair of new songs.
Moore vs. Connery: Why Two James Bond Movies Came Out in 1983
Fans could compare and contrast their favorite 007 with 'Octopussy' and 'Never Say Never Again.'
Zombies Artist Terry Quirk Dies at 79
Longtime friend of the band created cover art for 1968's 'Odessey and Oracle.'
35 Years Ago: ‘Fletch’ Overcomes Decade of Delays
The novel's film rights were purchased in the mid-'70s, but the author didn't like the producer's choice of star until Chevy Chase came along.
How ‘Stevie Nicks’ Fajita Roundup’ Became an ‘SNL’ Cult Favorite
A 1998 sketch featured Lucy Lawless as the Fleetwood Mac singer owning a Tex-Mex restaurant in Arizona.
Def Leppard’s ‘Pour Some Sugar on Me’ Began With Random Noises
A bit of goofing around in the studio between Joe Elliott and Mutt Lange led to the T. Rex-influenced smash hit.
Bob Dylan Year by Year: Photos 1961-2019
Six decades' worth of pictures of the rock legend, including many with his famous friends.
Sammy Hagar Says Concerts Can’t Wait for a COVID-19 Vaccine
Singer has had discussions about how to proceed with shows once the number of cases goes down.