Iggy Pop

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Born in Michigan as James Newell June Osterberg, Iggy Pop is also known as the Godfather of Punk and his frenzied stage performances have inspired countless others. He emerged with the four-piece garage band, the Stooges, but due to Pop's drug addiction, they broke up. Pop went on to collaborate with David Bowie, notably on Bowie's hit 'China Girl'. Aside from music, he has acted in a number of films. Curt Wild (Ewan McGregor) in the film Velvet Goldmine is partially based on Iggy Pop.

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Legal name: James Newell June Osterberg

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Iggy Pop (/ˈɪɡi pɑːp/; born James Newell Osterberg, Jr.; April 21, 1947) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. Iggy's music has encompassed a number of styles over the years, including pop, hard rock, jazz and blues. Pop became known as 'Iggy' in high school, when he served as drummer for a local blues band, The Iguanas. He is vocalist of influential protopunk band The Stooges (Pop and the other surviving members of the group reunited in 2003), having become known, since the late 1960s, for his outrageous and unpredictable stage antics.

Though his popularity has fluctuated through the years, many of Pop's songs have become well-known, including "Lust for Life", "The Passenger", "Real Wild Child", "Candy" (a duet with Kate Pierson of The B-52's), "China Girl", "Nightclubbing", "Search and Destroy", "1969" and "I Wanna Be Your Dog".

In 2010, The Stooges were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1977 The Idiot Iggy Pop 6
1977 Lust for Life Iggy Pop 3 6
1977 Kill City Iggy Pop & James Williamson 3 3
1979 New Values Iggy Pop 2 3
1980 Soldier Iggy Pop 3 4
1981 Party Iggy Pop 3 4
1982 Zombie Birdhouse Iggy Pop 1 4
1982 Zombie Birdhouse Iggy Pop 1
1986 Blah-Blah-Blah Iggy Pop 2.5 5
1988 Instinct Iggy Pop 3
1990 Brick by Brick Iggy Pop 6
1993 American Caesar Iggy Pop 3
1996 Naughty Little Doggie Iggy Pop 2
1999 Avenue B Iggy Pop 2
2001 Beat 'Em Up Iggy Pop 1
2003 Skull Ring Iggy Pop 2
2009 Préliminaires Iggy Pop 2
2012 Après Iggy Pop 2

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1992 Pop Songs Compilation Iggy Pop 1
1992 The Story Of Compilation Iggy Pop 1
1995 Wake Up Suckers!!! Compilation Iggy Pop 1
1996 Nude & Rude: The Best of Iggy Pop Compilation Iggy Pop 4
1997 Pop Music Compilation Iggy Pop 1
1997 King Biscuit Flower Hour: Iggy Pop Compilation Iggy Pop 1
1997 The Masters Compilation Iggy Pop 1
1999 Nuggets Compilation Iggy Pop 4 2
2000 Millennium Compilation Iggy Pop 1
2000 Classic Iggy Pop Compilation Iggy Pop 1
2000 Live in NYC Compilation Iggy Pop 1
2002 Hits Compilation Iggy Pop 1
2004 Platinum & Gold Collection Compilation Iggy Pop 1
2004 Artist Collection Compilation Iggy Pop 1
2005 A Million in Prizes: The Anthology Compilation Iggy Pop 3
2005 The Best Of Compilation Iggy Pop 1
2006 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Iggy Pop Compilation Iggy Pop 1
2009 Greatest Hits: Steel Box Collection Compilation Iggy Pop 1
2010 Anthology Box - The Stooges & Beyond Compilation Iggy Pop 1
2011 I Used to Be a Stooge, but Now I'm a Real Wild Child Compilation Iggy Pop 1
2014 Лучший из Iggy Pop Compilation Iggy Pop 1

Album + Compilation + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2011 Roadkill Rising... The Bootleg Collection: 1977-2009 Compilation Live Iggy Pop 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1978 TV Eye 1977 Live Live Iggy Pop 3
1990 Hippodrome Paris 77 Live Iggy Pop 1
1990 Live at the Channel, Boston M.A. 1988 Live Iggy Pop 1
1996 Best of... Live Live Iggy Pop 1
1999 Sister Midnight Live Iggy Pop 2
2001 Power and Freedom Live Iggy Pop 1
2003 From the Front Row... Live! Live Iggy Pop 1
...The Beat of the Living Dead... Live in Europe 1993 Live Iggy Pop 1
Heroin Hates You Live Iggy Pop 1
High on You Live Iggy Pop 1

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