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Iggy Pop

Glenn O'Brien, Interview, April 1990

IGGY POP is the greatest. He was metal before metal. He was punk before punk, he was and is poetry in motion. He's a wild dancer, a true poet, a shouting shaman, a surprising crooner, and a master of theatrical brinkmanship. We spoke to him in L.A., where he was recording his as yet untitled album, scheduled for a fall release, and, when not working, fooling around.

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