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.
When John Lennon and Yoko Ono Held a Bed-In for Peace
Most newlyweds like to spend their first few days as a couple in some exotic locale. Then again, most couples weren't John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
Unreleased David Bowie Song From 1970, ‘To Be Love,’ Available for Download
A song David Bowie recorded in 1970 and never released has surfaced and can be downloaded.
UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Gunshots Fired at SXSW, Suspect Arrested
Gunshots were fired into the air in Austin, Texas, during the final night of the annual SXSW conference.
The History of Thin Lizzy’s ‘Whiskey in the Jar’
Thin Lizzy’s 1972 recording of “Whiskey in the Jar” – a traditional Irish folk song that dates back to 1650 – was something of a lark.
That Time Joe Jackson Got Jazzy on ‘Body and Soul’
Joe Jackson released 'Body and Soul' on March 14, 1984.
Watch a Two-Year-Old Girl Sing Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Little Millie takes exception to when people try to singalong with her on Queen's classic.
Phil Collins Returns to the Stage After Six-Year Absence
Phil Collins performed seven songs at a benefit concert in Miami last night (March 11).
Can Dire Straits’ ‘Walk of Life’ Be Used as the End Music to Every Movie?
A video editor has added Dire Straits' hit to the endings to many classic movies.
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."