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.
60 Years Ago: Beatles Conquer the U.S. Without Playing a Single Note
An estimated crowd of three to five thousand greeted Pan Am Flight 101 at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City.
35 Years Ago: Metallica Finally Enters the Video Age With ‘One’
At that point, they'd already released four albums.
Ozzy Osbourne Year by Year Photos: 1969-2023
Revisit his incredible career with more than 60 shots.
60 Years Ago: The Beatles Complete Their Second Album
They overdubbed a tambourine, but nobody knows who actually played the part.
Ron Wood Year by Year: 1967-2023 Photos
A look at the life of the Rolling Stones guitarist.
25 Years Ago: Aerosmith Finally Scores Their First No. 1 Single
The irony is, they didn't write the song.
55 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.
Meet the Man With More Than 3,200 Copies of the Beatles’ White Album
An artist has been collecting copies of the 1968 record but prefers when they're not in mint condition.