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Posted on Mon, Apr 18, 2011 : 5:19 p.m.

Iggy Pop speaks about Tuesday's Stooges tribute to the late Ron Asheton

By Staff


Iggy Pop

The Associated Press has interviewed Iggy Pop, the punk-rock pioneer who grew up in Pittsfield Township, about Tuesday's Ann Arbor homecoming show by The Stooges at the Michigan Theater.

Pop reflects on the show — a tribute to the late Ron Asheton, the Stooges' original guitarist — as well as his recent appearance on "American Idol."

Read the full AP article here.

Watch for full coverage of the concert.


DaLast word

Tue, Apr 19, 2011 : 1:49 p.m.

Iggles is 62 years old, his real name is Jim Osterberg. He grew up in a trailer out on Wagner road. He was actually a good lookin guy in high school, was also voted most likely to suceed. You be the judge


Tue, Apr 19, 2011 : 1:17 p.m.

How old is this guy??????????????????????100?


Mon, Apr 18, 2011 : 11:55 p.m.

My goodness there wasn't a better picture of Iggy Pop to use?

Macabre Sunset

Mon, Apr 18, 2011 : 11:03 p.m.

I am concerned about a man who has, by many measures, had a very successful career. But cannot, apparently, afford to buy a shirt.


Mon, Apr 18, 2011 : 10:03 p.m.

Sorry to see you under these circumstances guys. Thanks for coming. It means alot. g