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 Began Filming ‘A Hard Day’s Night’
The Beatles had barely any time to reflect on their history-making first journey to America before moving on to their next project.
Jimmy Page Says He Had Never Heard Spirit Song in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Lawsuit
Jimmy Page defended himself against charges that he had stolen the introduction of 'Stairway to Heaven' from Spirit's "Taurus."
Watch Michael Anthony Sing Van Halen Songs With Warrant’s Robert Mason
A concert by a Los Angeles DJ gave Michael Anthony a chance to sing some songs by his former band.
Are Bad Company and Joe Walsh Planning a Summer 2016 Tour?
The two acts have one date booked together, although only Walsh has confirmed it.
A Lock of John Lennon’s Hair Sells for $35,000
Lennon had gotten this particular haircut when filming 'How I Won the War.'
That Time Ozzy Osbourne Sorta Urinated on the Alamo
Let's see: you're a rock star, stumbling around an unfamiliar city while wearing your girlfriend/manager's dress. You feel the call of nature and ...
40 Years Ago: Sammy Hagar Exposes Himself to Kiss Fans
Sammy Hagar pulled a Jim Morrison when his opening slot at Kiss' 1977 Madison Square Garden concert didn't go well.
The Day the Beatles Met Cassius Clay
One of the perks of being a Beatle that the group had to get used to in the early days was getting to rub shoulders with the rich and famous.
That Time Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash Recorded Together
The two stars recorded a handful of songs in a Nashville studio on Feb. 17-18, 1969.
The History of the Beatles’ Second ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Appearance
After the history-making appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' fans didn't have to wait too long for another glimpse of the Beatles.