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Iggy Pop: My Life in Music

All you really need to know about the way music affected a young Iggy Pop is that he had the same reaction to both Link Wray and John Coltrane: "What the fuck is this?" He's been inspiring the same response in rock fans for more than three decades, first with late-'60s/early-'70s punk legends the Stooges and later with his influential solo albums. During a break in the recording of his latest, Skull Ring, the indomitable Ig called from his Miami Beach home raring to talk records: "Can I just take a deep breath and start going?"

SPIN Staff |November 3, 2003 - 8:00 am

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