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Ron Asheton
Birth: Jul. 17, 1948
Ann Arbor
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan., 2009
Ann Arbor
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA

Musician. Guitarist and co-songwriter with Iggy Pop for the rock band The Stooges. He played guitar on the Stooges first two albums, and later appeared as bassist for their third, Raw Power. He reappeared years later when the Stooges re-formed. Apart from The Stooges, he also played in the bands The New Order (not the UK band of the same name), Destroy All Monsters, New Race, and more recently with Mike Watt, J. Mascis (of Dinosaur Jr.), Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth and Mark Arm of Mudhoney among others (as The Wylde Ratttz), on the soundtrack for the Todd Haynes film Velvet Goldmine. he also acted, appearing in films such as Mosquito (1995), as well as in two other films, Frostbiter: Wrath of the Wendigo and Legion of the Night. He is ranked as number 29 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. (bio courtesy of: Wikipedia) 

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Jan 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32683168
Ron Asheton
Added by: Ron Moody
 
Ron Asheton
Added by: Ron Moody
 
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Because We Never Met Each Other, I Decided To Come Visit You On Here Today Ron. May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Jul. 19, 2015

- mj
 Added: Jul. 17, 2015

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Jul. 17, 2015
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