Thom Jones is an American writer, primarily of short stories. He was raised in Aurora, Illinois and attended the University of Hawaii where he played catcher on the baseball team. He later attended the University of Washington, where he graduated in 1970, and the University of Iowa where he received
Iggy Pop (born James Newell Osterberg) played in several Ann Arbor, Michigan-area bands as a teenager, including The Iguanas and later The Prime Movers. The Prime Movers nicknamed Osterberg 'Iggy' in reference to his earlier band.
Osterberg was first inspired to form The Stooges after meeting blue