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.
Bruce Springsteen Announces 2016 ‘The River’ Tour
Coinciding with today's release of The Ties That Bind, a mammoth box set commemorating The River, Bruce Springsteen has announced a tour for early 2016.
BREAKING: Over 100 Killed in Attack at Paris Rock Concert
A series of terrorist attacks in Paris tonight have left at least 18 people dead. One of the venues targeted was the Bataclan, where the Eagles of Death Metal were performing.
When David Crosby Was Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
It's surprising that most rockers haven't served jail time. The CSNY star was not one of the lucky ones.
When John Lennon and Paul McCartney Were on ‘The Tonight Show’
After a trip to India failed to provide the spiritual enlightenment the band sought, they turned in the opposite direction.
When the Beatles Held the Entire Top 5 on Billboard’s Hot 100
It took over 50 years for another artist to match their feat.
Why Has Las Vegas Become a Home for Classic Rock?
For generations of music fans, Las Vegas has always been seen as the place where showbiz, the antithesis of rock, reigned supreme.
Van Morrison and the Who to Headline 2015 Teenage Cancer Trust Concerts
The Teenage Cancer Trust, the charity founded by Roger Daltrey, has announced that its annual week of benefit concerts, which will be held on March 23-28 at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
UPDATED: Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick Announce Co-Headlining 2015 North American Tour
Two of the most-loved acts of the mid-to-late ‘70s will be hitting the stage together this summer.
33 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Records ‘Nebraska’
Bruce Springsteen recorded one of his most acclaimed albums in a one-day session.
Little Girl Starts Subway Dance Party With Help From the Grateful Dead
A new viral video shows a little girl dancing on a subway platform to the Grateful Dead's 'Me and My Uncle.'
Bob Dylan to Release ‘The Basement Tapes Complete’ Box Set
The 11th volume of Bob Dylan's 'Bootleg Series' will be released on Nov. 4 and, for Dylanologists, it doesn't get much better than this.
51 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Shakes Things Up with ‘Another Side’
'Another Side of Bob Dylan' may not be his most heralded or his best-selling album, but it’s possibly his most important.