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    ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME
    March 15, 2010

    It was a moment unlike anything the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame had ever seen: midway through a snarling performance of “I Wanna Be Your Dog” a shirtless Iggy Pop commanded the black tie audience to storm the stage. “Come on!” Iggy ordered, “Let’s get the Upper East Side up here!” With that, Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder and Jeff Ament, Green Day’s Mike Dirnt and a handful of others ran on the stage like excited schoolchildren and bounced around as Billie Joe Armstrong and Iggy closed out the song. It was a triumphant moment for Iggy and the Stooges — the punk pioneers had been eligible for the Hall for 16 years before receiving the honor. “Roll over Woodstock,” Iggy said accepting the award. “We won!”
    [Full article at Rolling Stone]

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on March 15, 2010

It was a moment unlike anything the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame had ever seen: midway through a snarling performance of “I Wanna Be Your Dog” a shirtless Iggy Pop commanded the black tie audience to storm the stage. “Come on!” Iggy ordered, “Let’s get the Upper East Side up here!” With that, Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder and Jeff Ament, Green Day’s Mike Dirnt and a handful of others ran on the stage like excited schoolchildren and bounced around as Billie Joe Armstrong and Iggy closed out the song. It was a triumphant moment for Iggy and the Stooges — the punk pioneers had been eligible for the Hall for 16 years before receiving the honor. “Roll over Woodstock,” Iggy said accepting the award. “We won!”
[Full article at Rolling Stone]