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.
The Day the Beatles Performed Live for the Last Time on a London Rooftop
"I'd like to say thank you on behalf of the group and ourselves, and I hope we passed the audition."
The Story of John Lennon’s Posthumous ‘Milk and Honey’
When John Lennon was killed on Dec. 8, 1980, he was in the middle of recording the follow-up to the recently released Double Fantasy.
Jimmy Bain Dies: Rockers React
Many members of the metal and rock community have expressed their grief at the loss of ex-Dio and Rainbow bassist Jimmy Bain.
Don McLean Makes Statement on Domestic Violence Arrest: ‘I Am Not a Villain’
Don McLean has issued his first words about his arrest on Jan. 18 as his wife is granted an order of protection against him.
Glenn Frey Dead at Age 67
The Eagles guitarist has died at the age of 67.
David Bowie Gets First U.S. No. 1 Album of His Career With ‘Blackstar’
The last album David Bowie released in his lifetime has topped the album chart in the U.S.
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.
The Day Keith Moon Accidentally Ran Over and Killed His Chauffeur
Keith Moon accidentally ran over his chauffeur on Jan. 4, 1970.
That Time John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Controversial ‘Two Virgins’ Album Was Seized by Polic…
On Jan. 2, 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Two Virgins' was seized by police because of its controversial cover.
The Story of How the Beatles Tried to ‘Get Back’ to Their Roots
As 1969 began, the Beatles were in a free fall.