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.
How Bernie Taupin Rejected Fame on ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’
This 1973 No. 2 hit remains one of the most explicitly autobiographical lyrics he ever wrote for Elton John.
Ozzy Osbourne Wants One Last Black Sabbath Show With Bill Ward
After years of mudslinging, Ozzy Osbourne has expressed regret that Bill Ward wasn't on Black Sabbath's last tour.
Bonnaroo Arch Destroyed by Fire
R.I.P. festival-welcoming structure.
Watch Lindsey Buckingham Play for the First Time Since Surgery
He helped out his daughter's graduating class by performing Fleetwood Mac's "Landslide" on guitar as she and her classmates sang along.
10 Years Ago: Queen Meet Adam Lambert on ‘American Idol’
Within a few years, the young singer would be fronting the veteran band.
The Story of Elton John’s First U.K. No. 1, ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Heart’
This fun duet became his sixth 'Billboard' chart-topping single in four years.
Queen Split With Paul Rodgers Because ‘He Was His Own Man’
Brian May and Roger Taylor recall brief period with Bad Company singer.
Listen to Bruce Springsteen’s New Song, ‘There Goes My Miracle’
Second single issued from upcoming 'Western Stars' album.
Listen to Elton John’s New Song, ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’
Duet with biopic star is the only newly written cut by legend on the upcoming 'Rocketman' soundtrack.
BTS Dress Up Like the Beatles on ‘Late Show With Stephen Colbert’
TV host parodied famous 'Ed Sullivan Show' appearance with K-pop stars.