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  Iggy Pop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pop was the lead singer of The Stooges, a late 1960s/early 1970s band that was highly influential in the development of hard rock.
The band was composed of Pop on vocals, Ron Asheton on guitar, Asheton's brother Scott on drums, and Dave Alexander on bass.
Pop earned a place in punk rock history by popularizing many of the stage routines that are now commonplace among musicians: he was among the first to stage dive and "crowd walk," for example.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Iggy_Pop   (2796 words)

 Iggy Pop :: Unofficial WebSite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Iggy Pop led the Stooges with a vision of alienated, misanthropic young adult life that will probably never be seen (or attempted) again.
Iggy and the mighty Stooges were on a death trip.
Iggy Pop has been one of the more self-indulgent musicians in the rock scene, and as he says; "this is as good as I could make it with no imitations of other people and no formula shit.
home.online.no /~egon/iggy.htm   (158 words)

 Iggy Pop - Memory Alpha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Iggy Pop was born as James Jewel Osterburg on April 21, 1947 in Muskegon, Michigan.
He took the name "Iggy Pop" at the age of 19 after beginning his career in music: Iggy after The Iguanas (his first band) and Pop after Jim Popp, a local junkie.
Pop would later go solo, working with such talent as David Bowie (the husband of Trek actor Iman) before scoring a US Top 40 hit in a 1991 duet with the B-52's Kate Pierson and the song "Candy".
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Iggy_Pop   (216 words)

James Jewell Osterberg, Jr, better known as Iggy Pop (born April 21, 1947) is an American singer, famous as the frontman of The Stooges and as a solo artist.
The band was composed of Pop on vocals, Ron Asheton on guitar, Ron's brother Scotty Asheton on drums, and Dave Alexander on bass.
Pop signed to RCA and Bowie helped write and produce The Idiot and Lust For Life, Pop's two most acclaimed albums as a solo artist.
www.iggypop.com.ar   (967 words)

 Iggy Pop: The Godfather of Punk Takes No Prisoners at Irving Plaza, 11/5/99 (NY Rock Concert Review)
As the reigning Godfather of Punk, Iggy Pop has single-handedly defined the genre with an "in your face" gonzo style revue and musical stance bucking the trends for the last thirty years.
Stage diving into the muck and mire of the frenzied and hungry crowd during "I Wanna Be Your Dog," and taunting the crowd in shamanic tirades of cathartic proportions, performer and audience became one.
Pushing the envelope of time and its limits on the body's physical well being, Pop's performance was tireless, honest and inspirational, rare in an age of poseurs and one-hit wonders.
www.nyrock.com /reviews99/iggy_live.htm   (446 words)

 hip online: artists: iggy pop
Iggy's career moved into the 1990s when he signed with Virgin Records and released Brick By Brick (1990), an album that found some mainstream success with his first Top 40 hit, "Candy." The two albums following Brick By Brick were American Caesar (1993) and Naughty Little Doggie (1996).
In retrospect, despite his seemingly elusive commercial success over the years, the music of Iggy Pop has persistently and subliminally infiltrated the mainstream musical core, as well as a powerful inspiration for countless musicians.
Iggy Pop is now, genuinely, being discovered by a whole new generation.
www.hiponline.com /artist/music/i/iggy_pop   (576 words)

 Iggy pop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The outbreak of Iggy lead to stooges with a vision of the alienated young life, misanthropic of the adult who probably never will be considered (or tried) again.
But the outbreak of Iggy demonstrated to be a survivor, forging to a solo very long race of alive ends.
The outbreak of Iggy has been one of musicians one same-more indulgentes in the scene of the rock, and as he says; "this is as good as it could do it without the imitations of the people and no excrement of the formula.
iggy-pop.loadmp3music.com   (252 words)

 Amazon.com: A Million in Prizes: The Anthology: Music: Iggy Pop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Iggy Pop has surprisingly good vocals, the lyrics are not as simple as one would have like thought they would be.
Iggy Pop is an iconic figure, somewhat on the margins of rock `n roll and the entertainment industry, a cult figure, a charismatic whirling dervish messiah, and, miraculously, a long term survivor of rock `n roll excess.
Iggy Pop was/is also the lead singer and de facto leader of the Stooges, a band now understood to be as seminal as the Velvet Underground for punk rock and other forms of modern music.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0009275M0?v=glance   (2339 words)

 Official Ticketmaster site. Iggy Pop tickets, dates
Pop enlisted guitarist James Williamson (who was briefly a second guitarist for the Stooges before their breakup), and after the pair signed to Bowie's Mainman management company and relocated to England, eventually reunited with the Asheton brothers (with Ron moving from the six-string to the bass).
Pop's plan for the Stooges' third release overall would be to create a record that would be so over the top sonically that it would actually hurt you when it poured out of the speakers.
By 1974, Pop and most of the Stooges were strung out again on drugs, and with their star fading, the band called it quits for a second (and final) time.
www.ticketmaster.com /artist/735881?brand=none   (1962 words)

 Rock On The Net: Iggy Pop
Iggy Pop was born James Newell Osterberg on April 21, 1947 in Michigan.
His musical journey throughout the 70s, 80s, and even 90s led him to be known as one of the pioneers of punk-rock music.
From 1969 to 1974, Iggy was the lead member of The Stooges.
www.rockonthenet.com /artists-p/iggypop_main.htm   (421 words)

 Amazon.com: Nude & Rude: The Best of Iggy Pop: Music: Iggy Pop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pop's pop leanings pop up with "Nightclubbing," "China Girl," and "Lust for Life," tracks in which the guitars are toned down a notch and Iggy exhibits a slightly more mellow side.
Iggy's version, in my opinion, is far superior to Bowie's (and it was a big hit for Bowie years after the song was written).
Iggy Pop changed his name from James Osterberg when he found out he was too dumb to spell it correctly.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000000WCM?v=glance   (1475 words)

 RATW: Iggy Pop Article
It's as if Iggy and the Band were writing their obit with the greatest, "the most nihilistic, depraved, desperate (meaning: if this buncha songs don't strike your fancy, then, nothing -- includin' everything we have ever done -- will: just turn away, and let us burn-out with our engines full blast.
Currently, Iggy is on tour with his new band to promote his newest disc (the only other release is the French "Metallic K.O." -- a statement of existence rather than a record.
The brutal realities of Iggy's existence (and the raw candor of his statements therein) now seem to be eloquently adaptable to the thin white duke's constant attempts at creating "new music, night and day".
www.ratw.com /issues/11/iggy_pop.htm   (1411 words)

 Iggy Pop Discography at CD Universe
Rolling Stone (8/9/90) - 4 Stars - Excellent "...By now an elder statesman of the wild, Iggy's roles as criminal-with-a-conscience is both mythic and essential..." Entertainment Weekly - Rating: B Q - 4 Stars - Excellent Mojo (12/01, p.155) - "...This is Pop's pop album..."...
Remaining an icon of the old-school punk-rock guard, Iggy Pop continues to record, and has also acted in films such as Jim Jarmusch's DEAD MAN and John Waters's CRY BABY.
Iggy Pop & the Stooges - At the Whiskey A-Go-Go
www.cduniverse.com /search/xx/music/artist/Pop,+Iggy/a/Iggy+Pop.htm   (325 words)

 Iggy Pop and the Stooges: Raw Power (Reissue) [NY Rock CD Review]
First off, one would have to be insane to say anything bad about Iggy Pop.
The CD, freshly remixed by Iggy himself, finally captures the edge and execution of the group as it must have sounded to scores of disaffected Detroit youth some 25 years ago.
The new recording is masterful, with all due credit to Iggy for a job well done.
www.nyrock.com /raw_cd.htm   (317 words)

Iggy Pop and The Stooges - I wanna be your dog
Iggy Pop and The Stooges - I Wanna Be Your Dog.mp3
Iggy Pop - I Wanna Be Your Dog.mp3
www.radioblogclub.com /search/0/iggy_pop   (255 words)

 Iggy Pop @ Brixton Academy, London : gig review
Passenger and I Wanna Be Your Dog are both tight and heaving, Iggy diving from one end of the stage to another, his attention on everyone, his voice powerful, his feet lashing out and connecting with the heads of various security men around the pit.
After I Wanna Be Your Dog, Iggy throws himself into the crowd and like the rest of these demented fans I reach up for a piece and grab a hold of...
Iggy is busy hugging and hand shaking everyone who wants him to, ignoring the naked waif running up and down the stage.
www.musicomh.com /gigs/iggy-pop-2.htm   (694 words)

 Iggy Pop: Beat 'Em Up (2001): Reviews
Iggy sounds brutal, harsher than last time, louder than ever, a pummeling self-production pocked with magnificent metal dumbness...
However, it does confirm that Iggy Pop can still kick up a fuss with the best of them even if the end result isn't as legendary as the man who produced it.
Iggy's own production fails to lift it out of the nu-metal quagmire - sometimes the perfectly executed power chords and unimaginative guitar licks feel every bit as raw and dangerous as Bowie's Tin Machine farrago.
www.metacritic.com /music/artists/popiggy/beatemup   (350 words)

 Iggy Pop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Iggy Pop, The Rock Iguana has everything you need about the Igster : news, bio, disco, mp3s, live pics, line up etc....
Iggy Pop, The Rock Iguana is the almost (but not yet) official...
Collected and exclusive photos gallery of Iggy Pop and Iggy and the Stooges with links to other sites of interest.
www.next-generation-movies.com /directory/iggy-pop.html   (279 words)

 Gzowski interviews Iggy Pop - Punk Rock Comes to Canada - CBC Archives
On March 11, 1977 Iggy Pop, a singer synonymous with a new musical movement called punk rock, joins CBC host Peter Gzowski for an interview.
Iggy Pop is wearing fl dress pants and a beige blazer but he's forgotten his dress shirt.
But when Gzowski asks him what punk is, Iggy Pop's heavily-lined eyes brighten: "It's a term that's based on contempt."
archives.cbc.ca /IDC-1-68-102-761/arts_entertainment/punk/clip1   (257 words)

 Iggy Pop @ Reading Festival, Reading : gig review
Iggy Pop allegedly gave up hard drugs and alcohol abuse in the nineties.
Iggy sprung back behind the mic for renditions of Home and The Passenger.
Iggy and The Stooges @ Hammersmith Apollo, London
www.musicomh.com /gigs/iggy-pop.htm   (390 words)

As for Iggy, well, he played The Stooges' only London gig at the Scala (once legendary independent cinema, now corporate superclub).
There's no way Saf is going to splash out on the book of Iggy photos by Mick Rock (being an underground film star and professional belly-dancer doesn't pay so well), so she decided to take a look for free at some of the pics from the book on show at the Scala.
And the Scala are holding some kind of job interview with a young man with an ironic fin hairstyle the whole time, right under Iggy's unwavering gaze.
www.ampnet.co.uk /iggy_pop.html   (342 words)

 Download iggy pop mp3 - all artist song   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
New album Skullring to be released Nov. 4th, 2003 featuring new Iggy Pop collaborations with.
Gimme Danger The Story of Iggy Pop was written by William Burroughs and Iggy.
RATW: Iggy Pop Article Into that moral and ethical nature we can thrust one stooge Iggy Pop.
iggydownloadpopmp3.blogspot.com   (363 words)

 WFMU's Beware of the Blog: Iggy Pop Video From 1970
Since Mike Lupica revealed the circulatory benefits of chronic heroin use, as evidenced on Iggy Pop's chest, I thought it was only fair to give equal time to the young Iggy.
I saw Iggy live at Reading in 1991 and he remains one of my favourite live performers and live performances.
When nutty Iggy was working the crowd, Stiv in a moment of stoned glory raised the afforementioned jar and viola...
blog.wfmu.org /freeform/2005/07/iggy_pop_video_.html   (950 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Bands and Artists: I: Iggy Pop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Iggy Pop - Live at Brixton Academy - Rose Dennen's review of the Igster's London appearance.
Iggy Pop - Live at Reading Festival - Pippa Moye's review of Iggy Pop live in Berkshire.
NY Rock: Iggy Pop and The Stooges - Review of the album Raw Power (re-mixed edition).
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Bands_and_Artists/I/Iggy_Pop   (261 words)

 Iggy Pop
James Newell Osterberg aka Iggy Pop started out as a member of the proto-punk Stooges before embracing a solo career.
Yes, but are Iggy Pop's stories printable?(Letters)(Letter to the Editor)
Iggy Pop Skull Ring (Virgin).(Sound advice: music for lovers, music for fighters, music for thinkers)(Sound Recording Review)
www.infoplease.com /ipea/A0882456.html   (314 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Rude & Nude : The Best of Iggy Pop: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Beset by various forms of self-abuse, Pop resurfaced in the late '70s withDavid Bowie (who has produced Pop a number of times).
Pop returned in the mid-'80s and he has been here to stay ever since.
For me it's the stuff from 'China Girl' (Iggy co-wrote it with Bowie, and I for one prefer his version) onwards which really works here: the run of songs from 'Kill City' through 'Home' just gets better and better.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000000WCM   (792 words)

 Iggy Pop on Rhapsody   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
By the late '60s, while other bands were thinking of covert ways to make LSD references in their songs, Iggy & the Stooges were playing primal,...
Alternative/Punk > Punk > Pre-Punk > Iggy Pop
Hear Iggy Pop and similar artists on this station.
www.rhapsody.com /iggypop   (61 words)

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