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.
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.
Listen to Prince’s ‘Cosmic Day’ From ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Box Set
Camille takes center stage on a psychedelic outtake from 1986.
Hear Prince’s 1979 Version of ‘I Could Never Take the Place …’
Second preview single from 'Sign O' the Times' box set is the oldest recording in the collection.
Tommy Lee Promises ‘Dark and Sexy’ Cover of a Classic Prince Song
Upcoming 'Andro' album reworks "When You Were Mine."