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April 22, 2007


Anthony Paul Smith says it's Iggy's sixtieth birthday. Try wrapping your mind around that one for a bit.

Here he is, from 1987, performing "I Wanna Be Your Dog" with Sonic Youth. A much better song than "Happy Birthday to You" in any case. More festive, for one:

Posted by smclemee at April 22, 2007 4:31 PM


No one at The Weblog, with their fancy Beethovan and/or Regina Spektor, seemed to get the gravity of the situation. Sixty is really old for the 'godfather of punk'! The fact that he still performs in much the same way is pretty damn impressive.

Posted by: Anthony Paul Smith at April 23, 2007 6:15 AM