The Buddha Den

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Tuesday, January 06, 2009

The Stooges' Ron Asheton Dies at 60

...while we're hardly the first to break this story, we'd like to take a minute to acknowledge the passing of a rock legend, Ron Asheton. Serving on guitar for the Stooges first two and then again on their final album (The Stooges and Fun House, and The Weirdness, respectively) and on bass for their third album, Raw Power, Asheton's work serves as a blueprint for much of what passes for rock n' roll these days. Likewise, there's more than a few practitioners around these parts that owe a huge debt to this guy. Odds are, you probably do too...


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