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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Steve Perry Doesn’t Want ‘Don’t Stop Believin” in Politics
Neal Schon has weighed in on the matter.
How LSD and a Hookup Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘Even the Losers’
Running into a school crush while high on acid resulted in the 'Damn the Torpedoes' classic.
Watch the Trailer for the Go-Go’s Documentary
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