Iggy Pop Pays Tribute to Late The Stooges Guitarist


Iggy Pop


Iggy Pop hushed the crowd at his band The Stooges' tribute show for late guitarist Ron Asheton on Tuesday night to give his own heartfelt thanks to his late pal.

The punk icon, Iggy Pop and his reunited group, The Stooges performed at Ann Arbor's Michigan Theater to honour the memory of Ron Asheton, who suffered a heart attack and died at his home in the city in January, 2009.

And, amid the mayhem of The Stooges show, Iggy Pop took a moment to personally honour his late friend.

He told the crowd, "I need to thank Ron. He sort of peed this beautiful music all over me. When I started a band Ron was the first guy who got behind me. I owe him... I know he's trying to flick ashes on my head from heaven right now."

He then performed a new The Stooges song, "Ron's Tune", written by the guitarist's one-time Stooges replacement James Williamson.
Another punk icon, Henry Rollins, hosted the tribute and called Asheton "a peerless guitar player... and a brilliant bass player as well."

Rollins joined Iggy and The Stooges for a rendition of "I Got a Right."

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Jenna Dewan Having 'Big Fight' With Channing Tatum Over Her Nude Photo
  2. Chris Brown and Rihanna May Start Hooking Up Again After Spotted Hanging Out Together
  3. Khloe Kardashian Is 'Thrilled' She's Expecting First Child With Tristan Thompson
  4. Brad Pitt Reportedly Moving In With Kate Hudson Amid Angelina Jolie Divorce
  5. Is Charlize Theron's Adopted Son Becoming a Girl? He Wears Box Braids and Pink Outfit
  6. Kim Kardashian 'Had a Secret Fling' With 'Celebrity Big Brother' Star Calum Best
  7. Jennifer Lopez Breaks Silence on Her Relationship With Drake
  8. Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill Apparently Only Fake Their Breakup
  9. Report: Angelina Jolie Is Forced to Hand Over Kids to Brad Pitt
  10. Kris Jenner Planning a Spring Wedding to Corey Gamble

CELEBS PHOTO