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.
Carl Mann, Rockabilly Star, Dies at 78
"The Last Son of Sun" took a souped-up version of Nat King Cole's "Mona Lisa" into the Top 40.
Santana Announce ‘Miraculous Supernatural 2020′ Tour
Earth, Wind & Fire will open all dates on summer run.
Paul Di’Anno Doesn’t Blame Iron Maiden for Firing Him
As singer prepares for his last-ever show, he realizes his old band did the right thing.
John Lennon’s Killer, Mark David Chapman, Denied Parole Again
For the 10th time, Mark David Chapman has been denied parole for the 1980 killing of John Lennon.
Radio Legend Uncle Joe Benson to Host ‘Ultimate Classic Rock’ Show
Uncle Joe brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, including having spent the last 37 years in Southern California radio.
Johnny Rotten Supports Donald Trump and Brexit
John Lydon said that seeing Donald Trump rise to power has been a "joy to behold for me."
Leonard Cohen Dies
Leonard Cohen, the legendary singer, songwriter and poet, has died at the age of 82.
A Lock of John Lennon’s Hair Sells for $35,000
Lennon had gotten this particular haircut when filming 'How I Won the War.'
Maurice White, Co-Founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, Dies
The drummer and primary songwriter of the popular '70s band has died after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.
Paul Kantner of Jefferson Airplane Dies at 74
The guitarist, who founded Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship, has died of multiple organ failure.