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.
Prince Goes for Dance Club Glory on ‘Sexy Dancer': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
A mostly instrumental single from Prince's second album deepened Prince's status in dance clubs.
Prince Disses Hip-Hop on ‘Dead On It': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince took aim at hip-hop as it was becoming more popular with "Dead On It."
Lorde Covers ‘In The Air Tonight’ by the ‘Magical’ Phil Collins
Lorde called Phil Collins "a pioneer" before singing one of his most famous songs.
R.E.M. to Release ‘Automatic for the People’ 25th Anniversary Edition
R.E.M.'s excellent reissue series continues this fall with a set celebrating the 25th anniversary of 'Automatic for the People.'
Sinead O’Connor Describes Her Mother as Having ‘The Smell of Evil’ on ‘Dr. Phil’
Sinead O'Connor discussed her mother's abuse and her recent suicide attempts on the premiere of the 16th season of 'Dr. Phil.'
Watch Coldplay Debut a Brand New Song to Help Houston’s Hurricane Recovery
Coldplay gave a one-off performance of a song called "Houston" to show solidarity with those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Prince May Return as a Hologram Even Though He Called the Idea ‘Demonic’
Prince's sister is considering having a hologram of her brother at an upcoming showing of his memorabilia.
A Pro-Donald Trump Rally Will Take Place at the Same Time as the Juggalo March
Donald Trump supporters and Insane Clown Posse fans will converge on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 16.
Prince Condemns Child Abuse on ‘Papa': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
The narrator of "Papa" admitted to having been abused as a child, but Prince was often elusive about his complex relationship with his father.
Prince Turns a Meme Into a Song on ‘This Could Be Us': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Internet memes routinely appear out of nowhere and disappear just as quickly. Very few get immortalized, however – much less in a song by Prince.