Iggy Pop Biography (Wikipedia)
James Newell Osterberg, Jr., known professionally as Iggy Pop (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.
- Iggy Pop & Joshua Homme - Full Interviewhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03njjlq.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03njjlq.jpg2016-03-21T14:53:00.000ZJo talks to Iggy Pop and Joshua Homme at SXSW about their current collaboration.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03njkrr
Iggy Pop & Joshua Homme - Full Interview
- Iggy Pop and Josh Homme talk to Jo Whiley at SXSW 2016https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03mp27n.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03mp27n.jpg2016-03-18T12:02:00.000ZThe two join Jo in Austin to talk about this year's festival, their new record and Iggy's upcoming Albert Hall performance.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03n5m92
Iggy Pop and Josh Homme talk to Jo Whiley at SXSW 2016
- Iggy Pop talks to Lauren about the making of Post Pop Depressionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02n5zk1.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02n5zk1.jpg2016-03-16T14:49:00.000ZLauren talks to Iggy Pop about the places, people and inspirations that went into making his seventeenth studio album, Post Pop Depression.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03mxkh8
Iggy Pop talks to Lauren about the making of Post Pop Depression
- 'I wouldn't have made it forward in life without the help that I got from him'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03mp27n.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03mp27n.jpg2016-03-14T16:45:00.000ZIggy Pop chats to Lauren Laverne about David Bowie: 'He was fully fledged... whereas I was sort of a mess'http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03mp2qk
'I wouldn't have made it forward in life without the help that I got from him'
- Get up close and personal with Iggy Pop at the Barrowlandhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03bmfc9.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03bmfc9.jpg2015-12-09T17:15:00.000ZIggy Pop remembers a close encounter with a fan at the Glasgow Barrowlandshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03bmfds
Get up close and personal with Iggy Pop at the Barrowland
- Iggy Pop on Newsnight!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p029pl9v.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p029pl9v.jpg2014-10-30T12:42:00.000ZIggy Pop talks to Newsnight presenter Kirsty Wark about his John Peel lecture.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p029plbc
Iggy Pop on Newsnight!
- Iggy Pop - Interviewhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p028kzcs.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p028kzcs.jpg2014-10-13T06:00:00.000ZIggy Pop shoots the breeze with Shaun Keaveny ahead of his John Peel lecture at the Radio Festival and rounds things off with a duet of the Beverly Hillbillies theme tune.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p028kzqq
Iggy Pop - Interview
- Iggy Popmaster with Iggy Pop, Spandau Ballet and John Cleesehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p028dfhd.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p028dfhd.jpg2014-10-10T12:42:00.000ZChris Evans and Ken Bruce host Iggy PopMaster challenging Iggy Pop, Spandau Ballet and John Cleese in the famous music quiz.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p028dfpl
Iggy Popmaster with Iggy Pop, Spandau Ballet and John Cleese
- Exclusive preview: Josh Homme talks about one of his biggest influences, Iggy Pophttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p022h3yj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p022h3yj.jpg2014-07-09T09:56:00.000ZJosh Homme talks about his affinity with Iggy Pop during the time of first band, Kyuss ahead of his "First time with...Matt Everitt" show.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p022h404
Exclusive preview: Josh Homme talks about one of his biggest influences, Iggy Pop
- Iggy Pop's record collectionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01x3rs8.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01x3rs8.jpg2014-04-09T12:19:00.000ZIggy chats about his record collection in this exclusive clip. He's also hand selected some tracks to appear on his BBC Playlister playlist.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01x3scq
Iggy Pop's record collection
- The Berlin Trilogyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0176d8p.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0176d8p.jpg2013-04-03T11:15:00.000ZDavid Bowie, Brian Eno, Tony Visconti and Iggy Pop reflect on their time in Berlin, recovery from drug addiction and recording some of the most influential albums of the time.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0176db7
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