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11 Photos Of Iggy Pop Being Cooler Than You

Benjamin Franklin is wrong.  There are actually three things certain in this world:  Death, taxes, and Iggy Pop's one of the baddest mofos to walk the planet.  

His influence is beyond words to the point that it's hard to even imagine the musical landscape without him. Fortunately with his latest album Post Pop Depression, he continues to remind us of his reach in the rock world and the bar he's set in his remarkable career.

In honor of his birthday today (April 21st), we gathered some photos of Iggy doing what he does best:  Being cooler than everyone else in the room.  Enjoy!

Iggy Pop Live

Iggy Pop of the Stooges rides the crowd during a concert at Crosley Field on June 23, 1970 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Photo of Iggy Pop

Photo of Iggy Pop Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Murder Of The Virgin

Punk rocker Iggy Pop performs an improvised play called 'Murder of the Virgin' at Rodney Bingenheimer's English Disco on August 11,1974 in Los Angeles, California Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Iggy Pop Performs Live In New York

Iggy Pop performs live on stage in New York in 1977 Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Photo of Iggy POP

Photo of Iggy POP; live at the Apollo Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Iggy Pop And Joey Ramone

Iggy Pop and Joey Ramone backstage at a Blondie show at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey on August 14, 1982. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Grand Opening of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland, 1995

Iggy Pop and George Clinton Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Photo of Iggy POP and Jack WHITE and WHITE STRIPES

Photo of Iggy POP and Jack WHITE and WHITE STRIPES; Posed studio portrait of Jack White carrying Iggy Pop, 376 Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Voodoo Music Experience Day 2 - Iggy Pop with Marilyn Manson - Backstage

Iggy Pop with Marilyn Manson, backstage at the Voodoo Music Experience, November 1, 2003. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Playstation 2 Offers A Passage Into 'The Underworld' - Show

Anthony Kiedis and Iggy Pop during Playstation 2 Offers A Passage Into 'The Underworld' - Show at Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, California, United States. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Iggy and The Stooges in Concert - April 13, 2007

Iggy Pop and Mike Watt of The Stooges at the The Fox Theater in Detroit, Michigan Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

 

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter who never leaves home without her iPod, because to her, there’s something very comforting about carrying around every piece of music she’s ever owned in her life.