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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Ron Asheton is Dead

Posted by Andrew R Tonry on Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 2:32 PM

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Found dead at home, cause as of yet unknown. He was 60. A guitarist part of one of the most influential throbbing rhythmic pump ever, a simplicity almost criminally impossible to mimic.

Also, trying not to be cynical here, but hopefully this means no more new Stooges records and no more tame in-store concerts. The memories, as I will hold them:

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