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 Bruce Springsteen Came of Age on ‘Blinded by the Light’
He later said the confusing lyrics were autobiographical.
Queen Discover Tape of One of Their First Concerts
Brian May has discovered a cassette of an early gig from London's Imperial College.
Hollies’ ‘Long Cool Woman’ Stars in Jimmy John’s Super Bowl Ad
Rockabilly-infused single helps bring down the "King of Cold Cuts" in commercial for the big game.
Watch the New ‘Wayne’s World’ Uber Eats Super Bowl Ad
Mike Myers and Dana Carvey reprise their 'Saturday Night Live' characters — with a little help from rapper Cardi B.
Queen Helps Matthew McConaughey Break Free in New Super Bowl Ad
Doritos uses "I Want to Break Free" in a commercial where the actor has become two-dimensional.
‘Wayne’s World’ Rebooted for Uber Eats Super Bowl Ad Tease
Mike Myers and Dana Carvey recreate their famous characters for a new commercial.
Jon Bon Jovi Thought ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ Was Just ‘Okay’
Richie Sambora told his partner he was an "idiot" for not recognizing the song's potential.
Animals Guitarist Hilton Valentine Dies
The guitarist powered "House of the Rising Sun" and many other hits.
Peter Frampton Covers George Harrison, David Bowie on New Album
'Frampton Forgets the Words' contains instrumental versions of 10 of the guitarist's favorite songs.
Underrated Bruce Springsteen: The Most Overlooked Song From Each LP
You won't find any fist-raising, arena-ready rock anthems here.