[lbo-talk] Iggy on the origin of Stooges

Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Mon May 14 11:16:50 PDT 2007

New York Post [Page Six] - May 14, 2007

He's Really An Igg-head

IGGY Pop has intellectual pretensions about the birth of the Stooges. The look for the band "was conceived in the University of Michigan undergraduate library," Pop told Guitar World magazine. "I got the idea to sing shirtless from a book that I read on Egyptology. I kept looking at the pharaohs and thought, these guys look bitchin', they never wear shirts."

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