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.
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.
Prince’s ‘Sign O’ the Times': A Track-by-Track Guide
We look at the stories behind every song on the 1987 two-LP masterpiece.
That Wasn’t Prince’s Bare Ass You Saw at the 1991 MTV VMAs
You didn't see as much of Prince as you may have thought at the 1991 Video Music Awards.
The Prince Album Credit that Left Wendy and Lisa ‘Brokenhearted’
Collaborators were upset to see how little of their work made it onto 'Sign O' the Times.'
Hear the Second Version of Prince’s ‘Witness 4 the Prosecution’
Virtually solo recording may offer a glimpse into his mind about the future of his music.