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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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Bob Dylan Featured on ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Soundtrack

Bob Dylan’s song ‘Farewell’ appears on the soundtrack to the upcoming Coen Brothers movie ‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ which won the Grand Prix at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. The soundtrack was released on vinyl at indie record stores

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Former Velvet Underground Drummer Moe Tucker Pays Tribute to Lou Reed

When a famous person dies, too often the tributes from colleagues past and present read like canned statements, with little insight into the deceased’s life or character. However, Moe Tucker, former drummer for the Velvet Underground, went into considerable detail about Lou Reed, who passed away on Oct. 27.

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Pearl Jam Cover Van Halen’s ‘’Eruption’ and Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love’

Throughout their entire career, Pearl Jam have always paid tribute to the classic rock that inspired them, from covering the Who and Neil Young to lead singer Eddie Vedder joining Bruce Springsteen onstage at Wrigley Field last summer. Last night (Oct. 26) at the XL Center in Hartford, Ct., the group pulled out a couple of less-likely songs from their childhood record collection, Van Halen’s ‘Eruption’ and ‘Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love.’

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50 Years Ago – The Beatles Complete Their Second Album

As opposed to the marathon session that produced most most of the Beatles' first album, their follow-up, 'With the Beatles,' was recorded during a series of dates in the summer and fall of 1963. The final day of recording took place on the morning of Oct. 23, 1963 at Studio Two at Abbey Road.

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