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In 1975 David Bowie and Dennis Hopper broke into a psychiatric ward wearing spacesuits to deliver cocaine to Iggy Pop.

The moment David Bowie and Dennis Hopper smuggled cocaine into a psych ward for Iggy Pop, 1975

Even if you’re not a David Bowie fanatic, there’s a good chance you might have heard of this incredible story and, if you haven’t, then buckle up because it’s a wild ride. It involves not only the late great Starman but actor and Easy Rider legend Dennis Hopper sneaking drugs inside the building of an incarcerated punk legend in Iggy Pop back in 1975.

Did I forget to mention that while David Bowie, Dennis Hopper and Dean Stockwell were smuggling cocaine in the psych ward for young Iggy, they were doing so while wearing spacesuits? Yep, it’s one of those kinds of stories. One of those monstrously ludicrous rock ‘n’ roll escapades that is so unfathomably ridiculous that it simply has to be true. And, invariably, involve either David Bowie… Continue Reading (4 minute read)

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  1. Crieve

    breaking out is where its at !!

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