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Iggy Pop

Born: Apr 21, 1947 in Muskegon, MI
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: There's a reason why many consider Iggy Pop the godfather of punk: every single punk band of the past and present has either knowingly or unknowingly borrowed a thing or two from Pop and his late-'60s/early-'70s band, the Stooges. Born on April 21, 1947, in Muskegon, Michigan, James Newell Osterberg ...Read full biography
Lust For Life
Released: 1977
Label: EMI
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On The Idiot, Iggy Pop looked deep inside himself, trying to figure out how his life and his art had gone wrong in the past. But on Lust for Life, released less than a year later, Iggy decided it was time ...Read full review
The Idiot
Released: 1977
Label: EMI
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In 1976, the Stooges had been gone for two years, and Iggy Pop had developed a notorious reputation as one of rock & roll's most spectacular waste cases. After a self-imposed stay in a mental hospital, ...Read full review
Stooges drummer Scott Asheton dies at 64
Mar 17, 8:34 PM EST
Scott Asheton, drummer for influential punk rock band the Stooges, dies at 64
Iggy Pop, New Order, Patti Smith jam for Tibet
Mar 12, 9:47 AM EST
Iggy Pop, New Order, Patti Smith, the National and more jam at Carnegie Hall for Tibet benefit
Trove of Mich. folk music unearthed in archive
Sep 23, 1:55 PM EST
Vast trove of little known Michigan folk music unearthed in US archive