Lew Irwin

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Lew Irwin is name-checked on the cover of "Freak Out!" (1966) under the heading "These People Have Contributed Materially In Many Ways To Make Our Music What It Is. Please Do Not Hold It Against Them". LA radio newsman of the 60's, founding member of "The Credibility Gap", which started as a satirical news radio troupe and mutated into a kind of Firesign Theatre-esque comedy group with Harry Shearer, Michael McKean, and David Lander[1] (the first two are two members of "Spinal Tap", the last two were "Lenny and Squiggy"). Lew Irwin also was producer and voice of the syndicated radio program "Earth News", which aired forever...

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