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The Stooges

Induction category: Performer
Presented by: Billy Joe Armstrong


Iggy Pop (vocals; born April 21, 1947); Ron Asheton (guitar, bass; July 17, 1948 - January 1, 2009); Scott Asheton (drums; born August 16, 1949); James Williamson (guitar; born October 29, 1949); Dave Alexander (bass; born June 3, 1947, died February 10, 1975) The Stooges created punk-rock well before the genre even had a name. The leader of the Stooges, the legendary Iggy Pop (born James Newell Osterberg), has been hailed as the “godfather of punk.” Between the work of the Stooges – especially the albums The Stooges, Fun House and Raw Power – and the subsequent solo career of Iggy Pop, the punk-rock ...

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