Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Iggy Pop: The Idiot (RCA Victor)

Wesley Strick, Circus, 12 May 1977

IN 1974, RAY Manzarek invited Iggy Pop to front for the Doors. It's said that Iggy dyed his hair jet black to suit the part. Somehow, the Iggy/Doors alliance never happened, but The Idiot sounds like the album Jim Morrison might make today – having been stone dead six years.

Total word count of piece: 481