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.
Prince’s ‘Originals': A Guide to Every Song
The stories behind all 15 tracks on 2019's posthumous collection of songs given to other artists.
Prince’s Finances Were in ‘Horrible’ Shape Before ‘Batman’
'Purple Rain' director Albert Magnoli became Prince's manager to sort through his complicated finances, and figured the 'Batman' project was a good way to right the ship.
Watch Eric Clapton Cover Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’
Guitar great encored with late legend's classic at London's Royal Albert Hall.
Stevie Nicks Wishes Prince and Tom Petty Could Attend Her Rock Hall Induction
Stevie Nicks was set to become the only woman to be inducted twice into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Prince’s ‘Piano & a Microphone 1983′: A Guide to Every Track
An in-depth look at the first collection of material released exclusively from Prince's famous vault since his 2016 death.
Why Prince Couldn’t Wait Until ‘Wednesday’
Prince wrote "Wednesday" as an opportunity for Jill Jones to shine in 'Purple Rain,' but it wound up on the cutting room floor.
Listen to Prince’s Studio Recording of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’
Prince's estate has released the original, and previously unreleased, 1984 recording of "Nothing Compares 2 U."
How Prince Made Up With the Time on ‘Jerk Out’
"Jerk Out" was the hit single from the Time's 1990 reunion album 'Pandemonium.'
Why Nile Rodgers Won’t Release His Tribute Song to Prince
Chic's upcoming album originally had a song about Prince on it, but Nile Rodgers removed it.
Prince Has ‘Adonis & Bathsheba’ Waltz Through a Garden Quickie
In Prince's sex-obsessed universe, even two historical characters from different religious traditions were capable of getting it on with each other.