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.
Elton John Wrote Memoir to Document ‘Ridiculous’ Life
Legend explains reasons he changed his mind about penning an autobiography.
Chuck Berry Documentary to Premiere in Nashville
Jon Brewer's movie features interviews with Paul McCartney, Gene Simmons, Alice Cooper and Joe Perry.
Beatles Fans Celebrate ‘Abbey Road’ Cover Photo Anniversary
Thousands visited the North London spot where the famous LP picture was shot.
The Story Behind Every Bruce Springsteen Song in ‘Blinded by the Light’
In a rare move, he allowed 12 songs to be used for the soundtrack of Gurindha Chadha's new film.
Brian Wilson Is Ready to Resume Touring
The former Beach Boys mastermind said fans' "concern and love just blows me away."
Paul McCartney Writing Stage Musical Version of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’
Frank Capra's holiday classic is being adapted for the stage, with a score composed by Paul McCartney.
55 Years Ago: Beatles Begin Experimenting on ‘A Hard Day’s Night’
Soundtrack to group's first movie showcased how quickly John Lennon and Paul McCartney were growing as songwriters.
50 Wildly Diverse Covers of the Beatles’ ‘Yesterday’
Versions of Paul McCartney's standard range from country and metal, to reggae and classical, to bluegrass and barbershop quartet.
25 Years Ago: Johnny Carson Makes His Final TV Appearance
Legend surprised viewers on the 'Late Show With David Letterman' two years after his farewell.
Brian Wilson and Zombies Announce ‘Something Great From ’68’ Tour
Beach Boys' 1968 'Friends' album will be spotlighted, with new Hall of Famers as opening act.
Billy Joel Says He’s Not ‘Interesting Enough’ for a Biopic
Singer-songwriter believes his backstory doesn't have the juicy bits necessary to make it to the big screen.
Nine Movies That Almost Starred the Beatles
The Beatles were pitched big-screen roles as cowboys, hobbits, the Three Musketeers, and as vultures in Disney's 'The Jungle Book.'