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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States (1967 – 1974, 2003 – present)

The Stooges (also known as Iggy and the Stooges) are an American group that was formed in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States in 1967. Featuring a bombastic sound, they released three studio albums before breaking up in 1974. Despite picking up little to no chart or radio success, the band has proved to be one of the most influential rock groups of the past several decades, inspiring many artists such as the Ramones. The band reunited in 2003, released another record in 2007, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010. Their best known lineup consisted of Iggy Pop (vocals), Ron Asheton (guitar), Dave Alexander (bass), and Scott Asheton (drums).

Singer Iggy Pop and his wild onstage antics were often the focus of attention. The band had a shambling, sound deliberately reminiscent of past groups. They sold very few records in their original incarnation and often performed to indifferent or hostile audiences. Nevertheless, the Stooges are often regarded as hugely influential both on then-nascent movement and also on . As has been said about The Velvet Underground, the handful of people who did actually buy the Stooges’ early records at the time ended up forming bands of their own and thus changed history. In fact, Velvet Underground member John Cale produced the original incarnation of their self-titled album. The 1969 album ‘The Stooges’ has received since its release critical acclaim from many reviewers over the years.


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  • rambonon

    Безумие и хаос - так бы охарактеризовал их. Неплохо, я считаю, вполне. КЛАССИКА прото-панка, как никак.

    21 May 10:40am Reply
  • doodlepress

    proper fuckin punk

    14 May 1:33am Reply
  • jessyrocker


    15 Apr 4:06pm Reply
  • juliacfonseca

    seems like paradise...

    12 Apr 12:53am Reply
  • victorluigi

    melhor banda de rock de todos os tempos

    10 Apr 4:36am Reply
  • TumblingRambler

    Raw Power > Fun House >>>>>> Self titled

    5 Apr 6:37am Reply
  • doctorjmo

    there iz a stooges song in will smith's movie 'focus'

    6 Mar 5:27pm Reply
  • PabloFI

    Raw fuckin Power

    4 Mar 10:10pm Reply
  • LedZepp70s

    Fun House > Raw Power > The Stooges

    25 Feb 10:32pm Reply
  • GodofDeathMetal

    Their self-titled album, Fun House and Raw Power are all essential records.

    22 Feb 4:29pm Reply
  • huiaka

    ебаааать, какой же у них жесткач на первых 2 альбомах был. абсолютно безумная музыка

    15 Feb 4:23pm Reply
  • GodofDeathMetal

    Wonderful classic rock!

    24 Jan 2:42am Reply
  • rockopa53

    1969 - i'am 16 - now 61 - iggyt :-)

    16 Jan 4:03pm Reply
  • MisterJunior

    @silverlage They have a ton of compilations both official and semi-official. The actual albums released under the Stooges name are The Stooges, Fun House, The Weirdness and Ready to Die. Then of course Raw Power was released under the name Iggy and the Stooges.

    12 Jan 4:15pm Reply
  • shangoyal

    the debut album is sex

    20 Nov 2014 Reply
  • VadiushaKomarov

    Что-то прослушиваний маловато.

    16 Nov 2014 Reply
  • SBrewski

    easily the greatest band to ever exist

    2 Nov 2014 Reply
  • silverlage

    The description says they have 4 albums but there are 3 pages of albums.

    23 Sep 2014 Reply
  • EduSkynyrd

    No Fun

    20 Sep 2014 Reply
  • IamFlood

    Why isn't Freak up near the top tracks?

    17 Sep 2014 Reply
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