Tag Archives: Ron Asheton

Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Alice Jo Gannon Boss

The following interview with Alice Jo Gannon Boss was conducted several months ago, but, for some reason, I’m just now getting around to posting it. Hopefully that fact won’t diminish your excitement over the fact that she’s now one of us… Please join me in welcoming her to the neighborhood, even if it is a […]

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Being there for The Replacements Minneapolis homecoming

I spent this past Saturday with an old high school friend in the suburbs of Minneapolis… The trip had been in the works for over three years. It started in early 2011, when I scored two hard-to-get tickets for the big Stooges reunion show at the Michigan Theater commemorating the passing of Ron Asheton. I […]

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Iggy and the Stooges, or the MC5… Who were the real runaway sons of the nuclear A-bomb?

Iggy Pop had some nice words to share today about Michael Davis, the bass player for the MC5, who just passed away a few days ago. Here’s what Pop, who got his real start in the music business opening for the MC5 in Detroit, had to say: For me, Michael was the original cool guy. […]

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Notes on last night’s Stooges show

In the immortal words of Iggy Pop, I had “a real cool time” last night. My only complaint is that it wasn’t nearly loud enough. Here, for those of you who weren’t lucky enough to score a ticket, or famous enough to get invited in, are a few short video clips that I shot. The […]

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If you see Iggy tomorrow, leave a comment here and let me know

I took tomorrow off from work. I’ve got a friend flying in from Minnesota to see the big Ron Asheton memorial concert with me, and our plan is to bum around Ann Arbor all day, visiting the bars that still exist from 20 years ago, when we lived together on Catherine Street, and talking about […]

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