Iggy Pop

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Iggy Pop
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Background information
Birth nameJames Newell Osterberg, Jr.
Born (1947-04-21) April 21, 1947 (age 74)
Muskegon, Michigan, U.S.
GenresPunk rock, protopunk, hard rock, glam punk, shock rock, glam rock, heavy metal
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actor
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, keyboards, drums
Years active1960–present
LabelsVirgin, RCA, Elektra
Associated actsThe Stooges, The Trolls, The Nymphs, The Iguanas, Slash, David Bowie, Deborah Harry, Blondie, Tom Waits, Buckethead

James Newell Osterberg, Jr. (born April 21, 1947), better known by his stage name Iggy Pop, is an American rock singer, songwriter, and sometimes an actor. He has released five albums with The Stooges. In 1977 he released his first solo album.