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 Bruce Springsteen Performed With Clarence Clemons for the First Time
The 40-year friendship between Bruce Springsteen and Clarence Clemons would become an essential part of the E Street Band's self-created mythology.
Daryl Hall’s Restaurant Catches Fire
Early this morning (July 4), a two-alarm fire struck Daryl's House, the Pawling, N.Y., restaurant and music club owned by Daryl Hall of Hall & Oates.
45 Years Ago: Queen Play Their First Show With Classic Lineup
Queen solidified their lineup when John Deacon made his debut with the group on July 2, 1971.
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.