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When you hear what Iggy Pop told CBC in 1977, it's no wonder he's still rocking today

Iggy Pop is 68, and next week he'll release new album Post Pop Depression. When you hear what he told Peter Gzowski in 1977, it's no surprise that this living legend is still passionate about rock 'n' roll all these years later.

Iggy on his art: "This is serious business to me, do you understand?"

Let Iggy Pop tell you about "punk rock." On March 11, 1977 the rock legend appeared on CBC's 90 Minutes Live. (CBC Digital Archives)

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Leah Collins

Leah Collins is the Senior Writer at CBC Arts.

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