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
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The country was suddenly impacting the U.S. like never before.
40 Biggest One-Hit Wonders
Even with a single hit, these artists left a lasting impact.
30 Years Ago: ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Ignites Controversy
The "Comedians" episode was blamed for a deadly fire.
30 Years Ago: David Letterman Jumps to CBS With ‘Late Show’
His move from rival NBC changed the landscape of late-night television.
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He voiced the chain-smoking conspiracy theorist for 13 years.
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Movies, music, fashion, food - there were some incredible firsts during the decade.
U2 Honors ‘Heroine’ Sinead O’Connor
The acclaimed Irish acts collaborated several times over the years.
40 Years Ago: Madonna’s Global Conquest Begins
“I want to rule the world,” the singer admitted before her self-titled album's release.
Sinead O’Connor Dies: Tributes and Reactions
Fellow musicians and entertainers honor the late Irish singer.
Sinead O’Connor Dead at 56
Irish singer had struggled with mental health issues throughout her career.