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.
Billy Joel Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin, Welcomes Bryan Adams
Singer performed "Respect" and welcomed a guest to his Madison Square Garden show last night.
Aretha Franklin Year by Year: 1961-2017 Photos
We've collected photos of Aretha Franklin from every year between 1961 and 2017.
Listen to Toto’s ‘Africa’ Played on Mario Paint
Someone made a version of the ubiquitous song using the 1992 video game.
Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway Show Coming to Netflix
'Springsteen on Broadway' will debut on Netflix the same day it ends a 236-performance run on stage.
Bless the Rain With 42 Very Different Covers of Toto’s ‘Africa’
From acoustic to metalcore and beyond, here's a whole bunch of covers of Toto's 1982 hit.
Tom Petty’s Former House Is for Sale for $5 Million
A house that Tom Petty owned in Encino, Calif., hit the market on the anniversary of the day it had burned to the ground.
Phil Collins Announces First North American Tour in Eight Years
At long last, Phil Collins is returning to North American concert stages.
ABBA Have New Music on the Way and Yes, We Are Excited
Thirty-five years after breaking up, ABBA revealed that they've recorded two new songs and have a TV special on the way.
Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac, Mike Campbell Joins the Group
Lindsey Buckingham's second tenure with Fleetwood Mac has apparently come to end. He'll be replaced on an upcoming tour by Mike Campbell of the Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded House.
Ringo Starr Has Been Knighted
Ringo Starr is now officially Sir Richard Starkey.