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.
Lisa Coleman Says Prince’s Death Inspired ‘Collage’ Album
The Revolution keyboardist's new collection of piano instrumentals reflects the grief she felt when Prince died.
Prince Dabbles in Mixtapes With ‘The Versace Experience’
The 32-minute cassette was given out to attendees of Versace's show on July 8, 1995 during Paris Fashion Week.
A New Friendship Helps Prince Quickly Whip Up ‘HARDROCKLOVER’
Late in his life, Prince changed the way he worked for decades by bringing in Joshua Welton to co-produce and co-write.
You Can Now Buy a Replica of Prince’s Cloud Guitar Online
After having been sold exclusively at Paisley Park, Prince's Cloud Guitar is now available at his webstore.
Prince’s ‘Purple Rain': A Guide to Every Song
The stories behind all nine songs on Prince's 'Purple Rain' album.
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.