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.
HBO to Broadcast ‘David Bowie: The Last Five Years’ Documentary
'David Bowie: The Last Five Years,' a documentary that premiered on the BBC last month, will be broadcast in the U.S. by HBO.
When Joe Jackson Got Jazzy on ‘Body and Soul’
Few artists to come out of the New Wave movement switched as seamlessly between genres.
When the Beatles Began Filming ‘A Hard Day’s Night’
They'd barely any time to reflect on their history-making first journey to America before moving on to the next project.
The Day the Beatles Met Cassius Clay
One of the perks they had to get used to was rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous.
The Story of the Beatles’ Second ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Appearance
Fans didn't have to wait too long for another glimpse after their history-making first appearance.
Rock’s First Tragedy: When Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper Died
Rock 'n' roll was still in its infancy when it suffered its first tragedy.
Glenn Frey Dead at Age 67
The Eagles guitarist has died at the age of 67.
The Story of Bruce Springsteen’s Debut Album, ‘Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.’
It would take a few years before anybody realized it, but a rock 'n' roll revolution was launched from an unlikely place on Jan. 5, 1973.
Why John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Two Virgins’ Was Seized by Police
If authorities in New Jersey had their way, every last copy would have been destroyed.
Kobe Bryant Listened to Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ Every Day for Two Years
Basketball star Kobe Bryant said hearing Journey's anthem motivated him after a very tough loss.