Iggy Pop





Iggy Pop

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in Muskegon, Michigan, The United States
April 21, 1947

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James Newell Osterberg, better known by his stage name Iggy Pop, is an American rock singer, songwriter, and occasional actor. Although he has had only limited commercial success, Iggy Pop is considered an innovator of punk and related styles. He is sometimes referred to by the nicknames "the Godfather of Punk" and "the Rock Iguana," and is widely acknowledged as one of the most dynamic stage performers of rock. Pop began calling himself Iggy after his first band in high school, The Iguanas. His direct influence extends to the present day: a Cadillac ad in rotation since February 2007 features his vocal performance on the song "Punkrocker", recorded in 2006 with the Swedish band Teddybears.

Iggy Pop was the lead singer of The Stooges, a late
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Where the Faces Shine, Vol....
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The A to Z of Iggy Pop
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Best of Iggy Pop
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The Complete Lyrics of Iggy...
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Iggy Pop Collection
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“I'm not ashamed to dress "like a woman" because I don't think it's shameful to be a woman.”
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“They say that death kills you, But death doesn't kill you. Boredom and indifference kill you.”
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“I like music that's more offensive. I like it to sound like nails on a blackboard, get me wild.”
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