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.
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).
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.
Paul McCartney Is Trying to Reclaim the Rights to His Beatles Songs
Paul McCartney has filed paperwork to regain his share of the Beatles' catalog.
Top 12 George Martin Beatles Contributions
Of all the people who claimed to be the fifth member of the Beatles (and there were plenty), perhaps none earned that title as much as George Martin.
‘Look Out, Kid': The History of Bob Dylan’s ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’
Bob Dylan released the groundbreaking "Subterranean Homesick Blues" on March 8, 1965.
Ginger Baker Cancels Tour Due to ‘Serious Heart Problems’
Ginger Baker has been diagnosed with what are being called "serious heart problems."
The Story of the Beatles’ Closet-Cleaning ‘Hey Jude’ LP
As the Beatles were winding down their time together, there were still some songs that their U.S. label, Capitol, had never put on an album.