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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Iggy Pop

From what he learned from Bowie to the Stooges band member he taught to play his instrument

Iggy Pop recently released Post Pop Depression, which marks his first record since his 2013 effort with the Stooges, Ready to Die. A collaboration with Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme, the release – Pop's 17th studio album – is just the latest chapter in an already legendary career. But while the erstwhile Stooges frontman is infamous for his wild onstage antics and his equally wild sonic output, there are still plenty of lesser-known facts to be uncovered about one James Newell Osterberg, Jr. Here are just five of them.

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