The Stooges are considered to be the key figures in the rise of punk rock, so when it comes to that subject they’re definitely an authority to turn to.
Pop said of the punk rock movement, “I reacted to it better than I had to the hippie thing. As it developed, I couldn’t stand the sincere punks. I never believed them. Still don’t.”
He added, “Like the Clash were going to make the world politically correct for everybody’s benefit — but only if you kept buying Clash records. I never really went for the righteousness.”
Question: What do you make of Iggy’s assessment of punk rock?
Andrew Celani — WZLX.com
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