16 October 1986 – DJ Peter Antony talk with Iggy Pop
on Radio Luxembourg 208 :
This audio material is from Peter Antony collection .
James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), better known as Iggy Pop,
is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor.
Designated the “Godfather of Punk”, he was the vocalist of influential
proto-punk band the Stooges, who were formed in 1967 and have
disbanded and reunited multiple times since.
Initially playing a raw, primitive style of rock and roll
(that progressed stylistically with each album), the band sold few records
in their original incarnation and gained a reputation for their confrontational
performances, which often involved acts of self-mutilation by Pop.
He famously had a colourful and often influential friendship and collaboration
with David Bowie over the course of his career, beginning
with the Stooges’ album Raw Power in 1973.
With both musicians having relocated to West Berlin to wean themselves
off their respective drug addictions, Pop began his solo career by collaborating
with Bowie on the 1977 albums The Idiot and Lust for Life.
Throughout his career, Pop is well known for his outrageous and unpredictable
stage antics and distinctive voice.
He was one of the first performers to do a stage-dive and popularized the activity.
Pop, who traditionally (but not exclusively) performs bare-chested,
also performed such stage theatrics as rolling around in
broken glass and exposing himself to the crowd …
More info : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iggy_Pop