The Stooges

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by The Stooges

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Purveyors, with the MC5, of classic, high-energy American rock, the Stooges’ influence on successive generations is considerable. They were led by the enigmatic James Jewel Osterberg aka Iggy Stooge and Iggy Pop (James Newell Osterberg, 21 April 1947, Muskegon, Michigan, USA) who assumed his unusual sobriquet in deference to the Iguanas, a high-school band in which he drummed. Iggy formed the Psychedelic Stooges with guitarist Ron Asheton (b. 17 July 1948, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA) of the... Read more

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punk
proto-punk
garage rock
rock
punk rock
seen live
classic rock
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