Iggy Pop flew in from Miami to promote the excellent book ‘The Stooges: The Authorized And Illustrated Story’ by Robert Matheu.
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In fine form, The Big Ig held forth at Barnes & Noble in Tribecca on every subject from the blues to drugs to guitarist James Williamson rejoining The Stooges following the sad death of original Stooges axeman Ron Asheton. Williams was lead twanger on the ‘Raw Power’ and ‘Metallic KO’ albums where Ron played bass and his brother Scott played drums.
“We’ve unfinished business” an excited Iggy announced, revealing that Pop/Williamson songs like ‘Cock In My Pocket’, ‘Tight Pants’ and ‘I Got A Right’ – all floating around on various semi-official bootlegs – will finally be recorded properly.
“We’ve waited long enough” Iggy remarked to loud applause…