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.
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Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne Reportedly Split Up
Reports say that Ozzy Osbourne has moved out after 33 years of marriage.
Watch Full-Show Video of Axl Rose’s Debut With AC/DC
AC/DC's entire concert with Axl Rose was captured on video by a fan.
‘Jim Morrison Cave’ to Be Closed for Cleaning
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Sebastian Bach Gets Into Profanity-Laced Facebook Comments War With Blogger
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Bruce Springsteen Sounds Like Stevie Nicks When His Voice Is Sped Up
Somebody on Twitter made a discovery about Bruce Springsteen's voice.
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Paul Simon Kicks Off Summer Tour at JazzFest: Setlist + Video
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The Who, Bob Dylan + Roger Waters Post Videos Hinting That ‘Classic Rock Coachella’ Could …
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Tom Petty Recalls Prince’s Hall of Fame Guitar Solo: ‘You Could Feel the Electricity’
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Prince Called Up Journey’s Jonathan Cain to See if ‘Purple Rain’ Sounded Like ‘Faithfully’
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The Video History of Bruce Springsteen’s Tributes to Departed Friends and Influences
We've assembled a list of times when Bruce Springsteen covered the work of an artist who had recently died.