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.
Five Years Ago: Prince Plays the First Show of His Final Tour
Two solo shows at Paisley Park took place nearly a month before his last-ever tour started.
IRS Hits Prince Estate With $38 Million Bill, Disputes Valuation
Government claims his assets are worth twice as much as the administrators reported.
Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ Tour Bus Is Going Up for Auction
Coach was custom-built and designed with the star in mind, with purple accents throughout.
Hear Tommy Lee’s Slow, ‘Sexy’ Take on Prince’s ‘When You Were Mine’
Motley Crue drummer's version of the 'Dirty Mind' track is found on his new album, 'Andro.'
Watch H.E.R. Sing Prince’s ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ at the Emmys
Performance ran during the "In Memoriam" portion of the telecast.
Hear Prince’s ‘I Need a Man’ From ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Box Set
Song from 1981 was given an update six years later and offered to Bonnie Raitt.
What Prince Really Thought of Adam Levine’s ‘Purple Rain’ Cover
Maroon 5 singer told Howard Stern that he pressed a mutual friend for Prince's opinion.
Eric Clapton Never Called Prince the World’s Best Guitarist
Even though the British rock legend loved the pop star, a viral quote attributed to the guitar god was false.
The Secrets Behind Prince’s ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Album Cover Art
Photographer Jeff Katz remembered the day he shot the cover photo for the classic record.
Kiss’ Ace Frehley Recalls ‘Awkward’ Encounter With Prince
Guitarist has ample respect for the Purple One, even though their lone meeting was uncomfortable.