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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When Eddie Murphy Impersonated Stevie Wonder on ‘SNL’
Comedian did his impression of the soul legend only twice on the show.
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