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.
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Ricky Phillips Says Styx Will ‘Absolutely’ Make a New Album
Bassist says they have ideas and will look to develop them during a break.
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Neil Young Won’t Tour Behind Crazy Horse Reunion Album
'Colorado' will be their first studio project together since the retirement of guitarist Frank "Poncho" Sampedro.
The Story Behind Every Bruce Springsteen Song in ‘Blinded by the Light’
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Ian Hunter is bringing the band back to America after a successful spring run.