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AUDIO: Iggy Pop on the Stooges (1977)

Stuart Grundy, Rock's Backpages audio, March 1977

Iggy Pop looks back on the Stooges: on Ann Arbor and Detroit; putting the band together; not being part of the White Panthers scene; James Osterberg vs. Iggy Stooge; the first album, 'Not Right', 'I Wanna Be Your Dog', and John Cale; his relationship with his audience; writing Fun House; being dropped by Elektra; reforming the Stooges in 1973 with James Williamson, and Raw Power; living in the UK, meeting Bowie and recording The Idiot.

Read a transcript of this interview.


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