Tuesday, January 06, 2009

R.I.P. Ron Asheton of the Stooges

Crap. Ron Asheton of The Stooges has reportedly passed away at the age of 60. I'll post more info and links when I have them.

Edited to add: Here's a collection of articles, opinions, etc. on Ron Asheton's passing. I can't say much that hasn't already been said, but I thank Ron for the music he gave us and am glad that he and the band have gotten some of the recognition they deserve in recent years.

Ann Arbor News
Brooklyn Ski Club
Fighting the Youth
My Old Kentucky Blog
NME (with Asheton's 5 greatest riffs)
Rolling Stone


At 4:09 PM, Blogger Reed said...

It's a sad day. My take, for what it's worth.


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