Iggy Pop: Stooges songs live for the first time in 11 years

Iggy Pop’s Favorite Rolling Stones Songs

Before becoming one of the iconic rock’n’roll frontmen of all time Iggy Pop he did a lot of apprenticeship as a session drummer in the studio: “I got to play drums behind the Shangri-Las, the Crystals, the Four Tops. I learned a lot. Mary, the singer of the Shangri-Las, had the most amazing hair… and I just remember being very happy to be in the back, playing ‘ts, ts, ts’ while she sang, ‘Remember, walking in the sand.’”

Among his favorite bands Iggy counts i
Rolling Stones
, he liked more than one song from Jagger and Richards’ band. In fact, a song by
Rolling Stones
coupled with one of the
helped make one of his band’s biggest hits, the
. The song was
“No Fun”

Iggy says: “When Ron[Asheton, guitarist for the Stooges]started playing the chords to ‘No Fun,’ I knew immediately that we were going to go down in history. As for the lyrics to that song, I always thought ‘no’ was a great word. One of my favorite parts of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Satisfaction’ is when Mick says ‘No, no, no.’ And then, on the other hand, you had the Beach Boys, another great band, and they had this song where they kept saying ‘Fun, fun, fun,’ so I thought to myself, ‘Well, there you go.'”

The two favorite songs of
Iggy Pop
of the
Rolling Stones
they are, however, as Farout Magazine reports,
“Good Times, Bad Times”
. Both written by
Mick Jagger
Keith Richards
appear on the English group’s 1964 album