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.
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We've collected photos of Aretha Franklin from every year between 1961 and 2017.
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Prince Year by Year: 1977-2016 Photographs
We've got photos of Prince from every year of his legendary career.
Who Is Dee Dee Warwick?
Overshadowed by her sister Dionne, Dee Dee Warwick still had a distinguished solo career in the '60s and '70s.