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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The Rock History of the Number Nine
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Breaking Down ‘Goodfellas” Famous ‘Jump Into the Fire’ Sequence
With the help of six classic-rock songs, Martin Scorsese created one of the movie's most memorable moments.
Hear Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp Cover John Lennon’s ‘Isolation’
Guitarist and actor have been working together a few years and chose song because of its timeliness.
Learn to Make Music From Rock Legends During Coronavirus Lockdown
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