Official Iggy and the Stooges Thread

Dr. WagnerDr. Wagner Rising Star
edited November 2009 in Your Ultimate Setlist
So I was surprised we've gotten this far and there is still no official thread for Iggy Pop and the Stooges. The Stooges were an incredibly influential band that have been covered by a million different bands and are widely considered the godfathers of punk rock. From allmusic:
During the psychedelic haze of the late '60s, the grimy, noisy and relentlessly bleak rock & roll of the Stooges was conspicuously out of time. Like the Velvet Underground, the Stooges revealed the underside of sex, drugs, and rock & roll, showing all of the grime beneath the myth. The Stooges, however, weren't nearly as cerebral as the Velvets. Taking their cue from the over-amplified pounding of British blues, the primal raunch of American garage rock, and the psychedelic rock (as well as the audience-baiting) of the Doors, the Stooges were raw, immediate, and vulgar. Iggy Pop became notorious for performing smeared in blood or peanut butter and diving into the audience. Ron and Scott Asheton formed a ridiculously primitive rhythm section, pounding out chords with no finesse -- in essence, the Stooges were the first rock & roll band completely stripped of the swinging beat that epitomized R&B and early rock & roll. During the late '60s and early '70s, the group was an underground sensation, yet the band was too weird, too dangerous to break into the mainstream. Following three albums, the Stooges disbanded, but the group's legacy grew over the next two decades, as legions of underground bands used their sludgy grind as a foundation for a variety of indie rock styles, and as Iggy Pop became a pop culture icon.
This band MUST be in Rock Band. Add any Stooges/Iggy Pop tracks you'd like to see in the game.

The Stooges - 1969

The Stooges - Loose

The Stooges - Raw Power


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