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.
Unboxing Prince’s ‘Emancipation,’ ‘Chaos & Disorder’ and ‘Versace Experience’ LPs
This trio of mid-'90s projects will see vinyl release for the first time on Friday.
Paul Peterson of the Family Releases Minneapolis Tribute Song
The man known as "St. Paul" has released "Minne Forget Me Not," a tribute to Minneapolis.
Why Did Prince’s ‘The Cross’ Become ‘The Christ?’
Prince changed some lyrics after converting to the Jehovah's Witness faith, including a 'Sign O' the Times' track.
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.