20 Great Iggy Pop Collaborations

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"Repo Man" (feat. Steve Jones, Nigel Harrison and Clem Burke) (1984)

Iggy Pop was in rough shape when director Alex Cox personally visited his apartment and asked him to record a song for his future cult classic, Repo Man. Iggy being Iggy, he had no problem quickly gathering up a punk supergroup: Steve Jones, the guitarist from the Sex Pistols, as well as Nigel Harrison and Clem Burke, the rhythm section from Blondie. Chas Ferry, an assistant engineer at the session, claims that the four musicians threw the song together in 20 minutes before the tape started rolling, then bashed out "Repo Man" in two takes, after which Iggy announced, "Well, I think that's good enough unless somebody has a problem with it."

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