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The Stooges: The Very New "Iggy" Approach To Rock Music

Mike Gormley, Detroit Free Press, 21 September 1969

"On Saturday, Iggy appeared onstage wearing only sneakers and dungarees cut down to shorts. Iggy, who was a high school valedictorian back home, seeks to represent the malaise of the long-haired, teen-age American radical. His songs speak of "no fun," or "nothing to do." The audience reacted predictably. Some seemed fascinated, if only for the same reasons that drive mobs to yell "jump!" at a potential suicide standing on a ledge. Others reacted with contempt, throwing containers of orange drink at the wriggling performer."
The New York Times, Monday, September 8, 1969

Total word count of piece: 915


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