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Watch the Freak: Iggy Pop

Mike Jahn, The New York Times, 3 April 1970

IGGY POP – magnificent name, much better than Jim, which is really his name – is on national television. He is lead singer in a group called the Stooges, who are living up to their name. Iggy has just covered his chest with peanut butter and is out in the audience, writhing and moaning and jumping on people. Now he disappears and is apparently on the ground, but all the viewers at home can see is a bunch of people looking down. He is chanting the lyrics to a song called '1970'.

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