Ron Asheton of the Stooges found dead

07 Jan

Ron Asheton

Ron Asheton

Widely influential Stooges guitarist, Ron Asheton, was found dead early Tuesday January 6,
at his home in Ann Arbor.

Rolling Stone magazine named Asheton the 29th greatest rock guitarist of all time back in 2003.

The death remains under investigation. The Detroit Free Press say the cause appeared to be of natural causes.

He was 60.

Iggy Pop and The Stooges, Live in Cincinnati, 1970

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Posted by on January 7, 2009 in Music, Reflections


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