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.
Watch Billy Joel Sit in With His Own Tribute Band
Joel played three songs, two of which were covers, with Big Shot in Huntington, N.Y., last night (June 24).
Rod Stewart to Be Knighted
Rod Stewart was among the names on the Queen's annual birthday honors list.
Rick Springfield to Tour With Night Ranger, Loverboy + More
Some of the biggest names in early-'80s rock will be touring together this summer.
Watch ‘Miss You’ From the Rolling Stones’ ‘Totally Stripped': Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock is pleased to present the exclusive premiere of "Miss You," from the Rolling Stones' 'Totally Stripped.'
Watch Ringo Starr Sit in With Joe Walsh on ‘Rocky Mountain Way’
Joe Walsh called out his brother-in-law to join him on the encore.
British Prime Minister Mocked for Recreating Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Cover
The British Prime Minister got taken to task by Beatles fans when a photo op recreated the cover of 'Abbey Road.'
Paul Simon May Take a Break From Songwriting
After 60 years of writing songs, Paul Simon is considering a change of pace.
Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘The Sound of Silence’ Reaches Top 10 of Two Charts Thanks to ‘Sad’ Be…
A viral video of Ben Affleck looking pensive has helped push Simon & Garfunkel's hit back onto the charts.
Andy ‘Thunderclap’ Newman of ‘Something in the Air’ Fame Dies at 73
Newman was a protege of the Who's Pete Townshend, who produced and played bass for the band.
The Rolling Stones Play Their First-Ever Show in Cuba: Video, Setlist
The Rolling Stones performed a free concert before an estimated 450,000 people in Cuba last night (March 25).