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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A legendary location of rock history could be yours.
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Duane Allman’s Final Allman Brothers Show Captured on New Live LP
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