20 Great Iggy Pop Collaborations

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Deborah Harry & Iggy Pop, "Well Did You Evah!" (1990)

The 1990 Red Hot + Blue LP, a tribute to the music of Cole Porter, was the first in a series of all-star collaborative albums whose proceeds benefitted AIDS research. Featuring everyone from Tom Waits to the Jungle Brothers, few interpreters played quite as loose with the material as Deborah Harry and Iggy Pop, who tear through the number that Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra recorded for High Society in 1956 with a careless joy that's truer to the spirit of the song than any staid reading would have been. Ad-libbing, chewing scenery, camping it up, they namedrop Pia Zadora, ask "Have you ever been out to L.A. lately?" and pronounce the word "swellegant" in multiple ridiculous ways before Debbie blurts a curt "piss off" and Iggy responds with a giggly guffaw.

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