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.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Get Animated in ‘Yellow Submarine’
A film based on one of the band's songs has delighted audiences since its 1968 release.
50 Years Ago: Crosby, Stills and Nash Sing Together for First Time
An informal jam at a party in July 1968 showed David Crosby, Graham Nash and Stephen Stills that their voices blended perfectly together.
‘Minor Health Issue’ Ends Monkees’ Duo Tour Four Nights Early
The final four dates of the Michael Nesmith / Micky Dolenz tour have been postponed due to a "minor health issue.'
Watch Paul McCartney Sing at His Nephew’s Wedding
The onetime Beatle sat in with a wedding band on "I Saw Her Standing There."
David Cassidy Confessed to Lying About Dementia, Drinking Prior to His Death
A new documentary reveals that the '70s pop star was not suffering from dementia, as he had told people.
The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Film to Return to Theaters
A restored version of the Beatles' 1968 animated film will be screened in theaters this summer.
Paul McCartney to Reissue Four Catalog Titles
Two of Paul McCartney's most recent records, along with one of his most obscure efforts and a Wings compilation, will be included in his next batch of albums to be reissued.
Here’s Why You Should Always Go to the Show
Don't wait until your favorite artist announces a retirement tour.
Ringo Starr Has Been Knighted
Ringo Starr is now officially Sir Richard Starkey.
Paul Simon Announces ‘Homeward Bound: The Farewell Tour’
Paul Simon revealed dates for his last-ever tour of North America and Europe, which will take place in the spring and summer of 2018.