The Stooges are finally inducted into R&R Hall of Fame: 'It started to feel like Charlie Brown and the football.'


I don’t usually post things of this nature, but this seemed appropriate:

After failing to move past the nomination ballot seven times since becoming eligible in the mid-‘90s, legendary Michigan band the Stooges has made the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it was announced this morning.

The group, formed in Ann Arbor in 1967 by singer Iggy Stooge/Pop (born James Osterberg) and brothers Ron and Scott Asheton and Dave Alexander, is considered one of the most influential of its time — an era that was among the fertile in Michigan’s storied music history, producing contemporaries like the MC5, Bob Seger and Ted Nugent.

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