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Third Man Records Throws Party for New Box Set

September 19, 2014

In November, Jack White's Third Man Records and John Fahey’s Revenant Records will drop the second and final volume of its limited edition, high-end The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records box set. Focusing on the legendary, incalculably...

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Jack White Bashes Rolling Stone at Boston Show

September 18, 2014

Jack White may have quasi-apologized to the Black Keys over comments he made in a Rolling Stone cover story earlier this year, but at Wednesday night's show at Fenway Park in Boston, the singer expressed his displeasure with Foo Fighters,...

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Second Paramount Records Box Set, Coming Via Third Man

September 16, 2014

Jack White's Third Man Records and John Fahey's Revenant Records have planned a companion collection to its lavish 2013 box set, The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records., Vol. 1 (1917 – 1927), that will focus on recordings by Mississippi Delta blues...

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Surprising Moments From Farm Aid 2014

September 15, 2014

Twenty thousand music fans and farmers showed up to the Walnut Creek Ampitheater in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Saturday for Farm Aid 2014, where organizers Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews were joined by an eclectic list of...

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Farm Aid 2014's 10 Best Musical Moments

September 15, 2014

It's been 29 years since Bob Dylan's offhanded comments about the plight of the American farmer at Live Aid sparked the inaugural Farm Aid concert, and in that time other music-based charity efforts like Self Aid, NetAid, Band Aid, Hear 'n Aid, Hands...

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Robert Plant: I Want to Record With Jack White

September 9, 2014

Robert Plant participated in a Facebook chat Tuesday morning to discuss his new album Lullabye and... The Ceaseless Roar, Nilgiri tea and European football, and revealed that he wants to record with Jack White in Nashville next week. "Would you consider...

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Jack White Reunites the Dead Weather at Solo Gig

August 1, 2014

Jack White was joined by two special – but familiar – guests during a Wednesday night solo gig in his old hometown of Detroit. As Billboard reports, White's Dead Weather bandmates Alison Mosshart and Dean Fertita came onstage...

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Beck Hits 'Heart Is a Drum' on 'Colbert'

July 29, 2014

Beck stopped by The Colbert Report on Monday night to chat briefly with host Stephen Colbert and play two songs: One from his new album Morning Phase, and the other off his 2012 collection of sheet music, Song Reader, which sees release in a physical...

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Jack White to Throw First Pitch at Detroit Tigers Game

July 26, 2014

Jack White is hauling his baseball love out onto the field at Detroit's Comerica Park next week. The Motor City-bred rocker announced over Twitter on Friday that he'll be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch on Tuesday, July 29th when the Tigers host...

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Jack White's Third Man Records Starts Publishing Wing

July 22, 2014

Jack White's Third Man Records will officially launch its new publishing wing, Third Man Books, with the August 5th release of their first commercially available book, Language Lessons: Volume 1, a new box set featuring a 321-page hardbound collection...

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Beck to Release 'Song Reader' LP, Featuring Jack White, Fun. and More

July 9, 2014

Beck's most unusual release, the sheet-music collection Song Reader, will get a recorded release on July 29th – but Beck himself is singing only one of its songs. The record, titled Warby Parker Presents Beck Song Reader, will instead feature studio...

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Jack White Reveals Poignant Bob Dylan Convo

September 16, 2014

Jack White is often credited with keeping the rock & roll spirit alive in the new millennium, but if you ask him, he'd rather be making music in any other decade besides this one. That's what the Lazaretto rocker tells veteran...

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Jack White on the Dangers of 'Winning the Lottery'

September 15, 2014

Jack White has love for his hometown of Detroit, but the rock icon says the city's "cynical environment" after his early success with the White Stripes was the catalyst that brought him to his current home in Nashville. In an upcoming interview...

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Jack White Plays Bar Lurker in Stylish New Video

September 12, 2014

Jack White plays a lonely-looking and sharply dressed bar hound in the stylish new video for Lazaretto track "Would You Fight For My Love?" The clip, directed by Robert Hales and written by Hales and White, features a moody blue color scheme, luring...

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Jack White Performs Two Acoustic Tracks at French Chateau

September 4, 2014

Jack White and members of his band set up shop in the gorgeous Saint-Saturnin Chapel at the Château de Fontainebleau outside of Paris to perform two songs for the La Blogothèque series, "Take Away Shows": The White...

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Jack White Throws First Pitch at Tigers Game

July 30, 2014

When we last saw Jack White at a Major League Baseball game, he looked pretty depressed, and with good reason: He was watching the Chicago Cubs. They've been crappy for a century. Striking Out: The Best (and Worst) First Pitches by Musicians But on...

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Jack White Joins Beck in Providence

July 27, 2014

Fresh off his headlining performance Saturday night at the Newport Folk Festival, Jack White popped over to make a guest appearance at another Rhode Island gig, joining Beck onstage at the Providence Performing Arts Center.  Beck's 'Morning Phase...

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Flagrant 2: Jack White, Kobe Bryant Want You to Read More

July 24, 2014

Did I mention things are a little slow in the sports world right now? Don't believe me? Just ask Jack White, who can't even go to a Cubs game in peace. Flagrant 2: Johnny Manziel's Jerseys and Ray Allen's Arrows Thankfully, The New Yorker – as...

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Yoakam, Isbell Hold Their Own at Forecastle Festival

July 22, 2014

To be clear, it's always been cool to like Dwight Yoakam. Music listeners in the "everything but country crowd" only started figuring that out in recent years. How else do you explain Dwight Yoakam — clad in his trademark cowboy hat and form-fitting...

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Inside Jack White's Bizarre Secret Psych Ward Show

July 3, 2014

Not many gigs start with the audience being asked to change into hospital gowns and end with the star being carted off in an ambulance – but that was how Jack White's latest secret show in London played out. Blues Genes: 15 of Jack White's Biggest...

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