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.
Mick Fleetwood’s Illness Forces Fleetwood Mac to Cut Show Short
A case of the stomach flu to the drummer caused the band to abandon their concert on Jan. 17.
Revisiting the Rolling Stones’s Debut EP
As the Beatles were getting set to conquer America, the group that would be considered their most serious competition was just getting started.
That Time Paul McCartney Spent Nine Days in Jail
Paul McCartney was arrested for bringing marijuana into Japan on Jan. 16, 1980.
46 Years Ago: The Beatles Didn’t Sink Much Effort Into ‘Yellow Submarine’
The Beatles’ animated film ‘Yellow Submarine’ is widely heralded as a classic for its mixture of whimsy, subversive humor and psychedelic design.
51 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Comes Into His Own With ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’’
If Bob Dylan’s second album, ‘The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan,’ hadn’t done enough to earn him the tag of the voice of his generation, the follow-up solidified it.
Paul Simon Sued By Ex-Accountant – Who’s Currently in Jail for Stealing from Paul Simon
Paul Simon is being sued by his former accountant, who is currently in jail for stealing money from Paul Simon.
33 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Records ‘Nebraska’
Bruce Springsteen recorded one of his most acclaimed albums in a one-day session.
Paul McCartney Guests On Kanye West’s New Song, ‘Only One’
Paul McCartney guest stars on Kanye West's new song, 'Only One.'
The Day the Beatles Began Recording ‘Penny Lane’
A decision to give up touring in 1966 gave the Beatles unprecedented time to spend experimenting in the studio.
Has AC/DC’s First North American Tour Date Been Revealed?
A Canadian site says they will be playing in Quebec City on Sept. 2, 2015.
Why Alice Cooper Doesn’t Believe in ‘Celebrity Christianity’
Alice Cooper discussed his faith in-depth in a new interview.
Ringo Starr’s New Album is Finished
Ringo Starr says his new album will be out next year in a holiday greeting to fans.