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Dave Lifton

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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51 Years Ago: Ringo Starr Joins the Beatles

Only two days after Pete Best was fired as the drummer of the Beatles, the group performed their first official gig with Ringo Starr. The concert took place at Hulme Hall in Birkenhead - a ferry 'cross the Mersey away from Liverpool - on Aug. 18, 1962.

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Journey
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Journey’s Arnel Pineda Says His World Has Been ‘Turned Upside Down’

On Aug. 20, Journey will release the DVD of the documentary 'Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey,' which chronicles the rise of Arnel Pineda from an unknown singer in the Philippines to fronting one of classic rock's most durable bands. In a new interview, the band members looked back at Pineda's debut with the superstars.

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Bruce Springsteen
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45 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen’s Earth Play First Show

Before he was signed as a solo act, Bruce Springsteen gained a reputation as the "Fastest Guitar in Asbury Park" in a series of bands on the Jersey Shore. One of them, Earth, gave its first performance on Aug. 16, 1968, at the Off Broad Street Coffee House in Red Bank, N.J.

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Wacken Open Air Festival Issues Statement on Lemmy’s Health

Last night (Aug. 2), Motorhead were forced to abandon their performance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Germany because of Lemmy's health. While we have no official word from the band on Lemmy's condition, organizers of the festival have issued a statement on the situation.

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Blondie Talking Heads
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Blondie, Talking Heads + More Featured on ‘CBGB’ Soundtrack

This October will see the premiere of 'CBGB," a movie about the legendary Manhattan club that witnessed the birth of punk. Yesterday (Aug. 2), the contents of the soundtrack were released, and it contains some of that scene's most familiar names.

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