★ROCK STAR MONDAY★: IGGY POP

    Day 28 of ★ 30 Days of Rockspiration ★   This week in ★ROCK STAR MONDAY★: IGGY POP..... 'The Godfather of Punk'   [easyrotator]erc_83_1359323456[/easyrotator]   James Newell Osterberg, Jr was born on April 21, 1947 in Muskogen, Michigan.  Like many of our RSM artists, his musical influence began early. He played drums for The Iguanas in high school and became known as 'Iggy'. Also true to form of other RSM artists, Iggy dropped out of college to pursue his love of music. He began playing blues while attending the Unversity of Michigan, and moved to Chicago to learn more about the blues. As a drummer, he adopted the name 'Iggy' and formed his first band, The Psychedelic Stooges. Iggy was a huge Doors/Jim Morrison fan and was fascinated by Morrison's antics to push the edge on stage. He decided to take it further..... and he did. Iggy is credited with taking the first stage dive in Detroit. ...
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