- James Newell Osterberg, Jr
Iggy Pop facts
- , known professionally as Iggy Pop (/ˈɪɡi pɒp/; born April 21, 1947), is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor
- He was the vocalist of influential proto-punk band The Stooges, who reunited in 2003, and is well known for his outrageous and unpredictable stage antics
- Pop's music has encompassed a number of styles over the course of his career, including garage rock, punk rock, hard rock, art rock, new wave, jazz and blues
- 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 (Wild One)", "Candy" (a duet with Kate Pierson of The B-52's), "China Girl", "Nightclubbing", "Search and Destroy" and "I Wanna Be Your Dog"
- In 2010, The Stooges were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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