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.
Prince and George Clinton Team Up for ‘We Can Funk': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
"We Can Funk," from 1990's 'Graffiti Bridge,' gave Prince an opportunity to work with one of his idols, George Clinton of Parliament-Funkadelic.
Prince Channels Joni Mitchell in ‘A Case of U’: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince's 'One Nite Alone' featured a cover of one of his favorite songs, "A Case of You" by Joni Mitchell.
Bob Marley to Release 40th Anniversary Editions of ‘Exodus’
Bob Marley's 'Exodus' is getting the expanded and remastered treatment in honor of its 40th anniversary.
New Prince ‘Deliverance’ EP Brings Immediate Lawsuit
A new EP of six songs by Prince has surfaced. However, his estate has already filed a lawsuit over the ownership of the masters.
Grace Slick Chastised by Reverend for Pro-LGBTQ Stance: ‘All Sin Carries a Death Sentence’
Rev. Franklin Graham took exception to Grace Slick donating money from licensing one of her songs to a pro-LGBTQ organization.
Depeche Mode Announce 2017 North American Tour
Depeche Mode will tour the U.S. and Canada for two months after the release of theit new album, 'Spirit.'
David Bowie Was Considered for Gandalf in ‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy
The trilogy's casting director confirms the rumor that David Bowie was approached about playing Gandalf, but he never actually auditioned.
Elton John Denies Retirement Rumors
Elton John has refuted a British tabloid report saying that he was going to hang it up when he turns 70 next year.
Nine People Killed in Fire in Oakland Electronic Music Show
A deadly fire swept through an Oakland warehouse during a show by electronic music artist Golden Donna.
Mick Jagger and Bono to Participate in Documentary About Prince
'Prince: R U Listening?' is expected to be released in the spring of 2017.