Thursday, August 16, 2012

Happy Birthday Scott Asheton...Scott "Rock Action" Asheton (b. August 16, 1949 d. March 15, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan)


Scott "Rock Action" Asheton
 (b. August 16, 1949 in Ann Arbor, Michigan)
is an American musician, best known as the drummer for The Stooges…

Asheton co-formed the Stooges in 1967 along with his older brother Ron, Iggy Pop, and Dave Alexander. The original incarnation released two LPs on Elektra Records before moving through several lineup changes, releasing a third LP on Columbia Records in 1973…


Asheton also played drums with Scott Morgan in different bands, among which were the Scott Morgan Band, Scots Pirates, and most notably Sonic's Rendezvous Band...
 He then went on to play drums touring in a late incarnation of 
Destroy All Monsters, under the name 
Dark Carnival... 





















He has also 
recorded 
extensively with 
Sonny Vincent,
 playing 
drums on four 
full studio albums
 along with 
Captain Sensible 
on bass as 
well as 
special guest 
appearances 
on other 
S.V. releases.
 In addition to recording with 
Sonny, Asheton has toured the U.S. 
and Europe with Sonny 
and Steve Baise (on bass) of the Devil Dogs...

In March 2010, 

Scott “Rock Action” Asheton,
along with The Stooges,
was inducted into the
Rock and Roll 
Hall of Fame…


HAPPY BIRTHDAY, 
SCOTT!!!

Unfortunately, Scott passed on March 15, 2014
 
Scott Randolph Asheton (August 16, 1949 – March 15, 2014)


R.I.P. Brother...


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1 comment:

The Wholetones said...

Good job Brother Jon,

You have done Well! BIG Rich