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.
Hear Prince’s ‘I Need a Man’ From ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Box Set
Song from 1981 was given an update six years later and offered to Bonnie Raitt.
Prince’s ‘Sign O’ the Times': A Track-by-Track Guide
We look at the stories behind every song on the 1987 two-LP masterpiece.
That Wasn’t Prince’s Bare Ass You Saw at the 1991 MTV VMAs
You didn't see as much of Prince as you may have thought at the 1991 Video Music Awards.
The Prince Album Credit that Left Wendy and Lisa ‘Brokenhearted’
Collaborators were upset to see how little of their work made it onto 'Sign O' the Times.'
Hear the Second Version of Prince’s ‘Witness 4 the Prosecution’
Virtually solo recording may offer a glimpse into his mind about the future of his music.
Listen to Prince’s ‘Cosmic Day’ From ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Box Set
Camille takes center stage on a psychedelic outtake from 1986.
Hear Prince’s 1979 Version of ‘I Could Never Take the Place …’
Second preview single from 'Sign O' the Times' box set is the oldest recording in the collection.
Prince’s Yamaha DX7 Is for Sale at Auction
Prince sold the keyboard to raise touring funds during his record label battle.
Prince’s Old ‘Secluded’ Estate Is for Sale for $12.4 Million
Toronto home where he lived from 2001-06 has returned to the market.
How Producer Ted Templeman Angered Prince
Doobie Brothers and Van Halen producer gave Prince some career advice that didn't sit well.