20 Wildest Iggy Pop Moments

The self-destructive legacy of the infamous Stooge

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Toledo Lets Iggy Fall on His Face (1974)
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Toledo Lets Iggy Fall on His Face (1974)

At the height of his powers, crowds feared and obeyed Iggy Pop. But as the Stooges tour became a runaway train, and Columbia announced that it would not be renewing Iggy's contract, audiences smelled failure and turned on the band. Twice, Iggy – wearing white makeup and a bow tie – dove into a crowd in Toledo. Both times the crowd, who may well have been there for the Stooges-hating headliners, Slade, stepped aside and let the singer face plant.

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