Corey Irwin is a writer and editor for Ultimate Classic Rock. He’s spent more than 15 years working in radio, including stints in Los Angeles and San Francisco. In addition to UCR, he has written for Diffuser, Ultimate Prince and Music Connection Magazine
Why Earth, Wind and Fire Chose ‘The 21st Night of September’
Say, do you remember?
50 Years Ago: ‘Monday Night Football”s Game-Changing Debut
The weekly NFL match-up dramatically altered the worlds of sports and pop culture.
35 Years Ago: ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Becomes Gaming’s Biggest Hit
When 'Super Mario Bros.' was released in 1985, it changed the course of video games forever.
Why the Temptations Nearly Didn’t Record ‘Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone’
Group initially rejected the classic song.
Why the Temptations Gave the No. 1 Hit ‘War’ to Edwin Starr
Starr's version became a powerful protest anthem, reaching No. 1 in Aug. 1970.
Listen to Early Version of Prince’s ‘Forever in My Life’
Previously unreleased track comes from the upcoming 'Sign O' the Times' expanded reissue.
How James Brown Delivered His ‘Rallying Cry,’ ‘Say It Loud (I’m Black and I’m Proud)’
R&B legend's 1968 hit became an anthem of the civil-rights movement.
35 Years Ago: The Doomed ‘New Coke’ Experiment Comes to an End
Public outrage caused the brand to return to classic formula.
New Seasons of ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Coming to Comedy Central
Series' return is part of a new deal with creator Mike Judge.
Prince’s Archivist Explains ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Box Set Choices
The decision making behind what did and didn't make the set has been revealed.