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Iggy & The Stooges to Perform for Madonna at Rock Hall Ceremony

March 3, 2008 2:46 PM ET

According to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Iggy & The Stooges will perform for Madonna at this year's induction ceremony. The choice of the Stooges may raise some eyebrows, but isn't as strange as it seems: both the band and Madonna are Detroit natives, and Iggy Pop opened for Madonna at the Dublin date for her Reinvention Tour in 2004.

Other performers scheduled at the induction ceremony, which takes place next Monday, March 10th, at New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel: Damien Rice (for Leonard Cohen); James Cotton (for Little Walter); Patti LaBelle (for Gamble & Huff); plus John Mellencamp and the Ventures, both of whom are being inducted.

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