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Jack White Pens Poem 'Music Is Sacred'

May 23, 2015

Just days after Jack White defended the value of music in a Q&A, the rocker has expanded on those thoughts in a new poem titled "Music Is Sacred." In the poem posted to his Third Man Books site, White pleads to "those of you who stand for...

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Jack White's Tidal Claims: Fact vs. Fiction

May 21, 2015

Jack White, one of several celebrity co-owners of Jay Z's recently relaunched Tidal streaming service, took to his website Wednesday to respond to fans' criticism about the service and comment about music industry economics. He said several awesome things...

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Jack White Defends Tidal: 'Don't Devalue Musicians'

May 20, 2015

Tidal co-owner Jack White has posted a quasi-FAQ to his Third Man Records' website, answering questions mostly about his motivation behind teaming up with Jay Z for the streaming service. His chief point was that people should not take for granted what...

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Loretta Lynn, Jack White Tapped for Nashville Walk of Fame

May 15, 2015

Country queen Loretta Lynn and rock provocateur Jack White have been announced as the newest inductees into the revamped Music City Walk of Fame, Nashville's version of the famous Hollywood landmark. Decorative plaques will be embedded in the sidewalk...

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Jack White Opens Acoustic Tour With Surprise Show in Alaska

April 21, 2015

Nashville residents know the feeling of entering an intimate concert space filled with world-class musicians and a shared sense that something special is about to happen. This, however, was Anchorage, Alaska, on a Monday night — the location for...

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Jack White Has Elvis' First Recordings Digitally Transferred

April 15, 2015

On July 18th, 1953, an 18-year-old then-unknown Elvis Presley walked into Memphis Recording Service at 706 Union Avenue, the home of Sam Phillips' Sun Records in Memphis, where he would record a pair of songs, "My Happiness" and "That's When Your...

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Jack White Thrills Coachella With Career-Spanning Set

April 12, 2015

Jack White returned to Coachella with a fundamentalist's fervor last night, stomping through nearly two hours of stuttering rock and blues and declaring again and again that "Music is sacred!" White has been coming to the Coachella Valley Music and...

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Megastars Team Up to Launch Streaming Service Tidal

March 30, 2015

A phalanx of chart-topping stars from across genres joined forces in the loading dock of New York City's biggest post office today to launch the newly artist-owned high-definition streaming service Tidal. Like a scene out of a pop-music version of...

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Jay Z, Jack White Team Up for 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' Vinyl

March 18, 2015

Jack White's Third Man Records has prepared a limited-edition vinyl box set of Jay Z's 2013 LP, Magna Carta Holy Grail. The release, designed by the album's cover art designer, Brian Roettinger, includes eight seven-inch records in a clothbound binder,...

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White Stripes to Release 'Get Behind Me Satan' on Vinyl

March 3, 2015

The White Stripes will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their 2005 LP, Get Behind Me Satan, with the first commercially available vinyl pressing of the album, which arrives on Record Store Day, April 18th, via Jack White's Third Man Records. Get...

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Jack White Scorches 'Tonight Show' With 'Lazaretto' Track

February 6, 2015

Jack White and his ace band delivered a scorching take on "That Black Bat Licorice" during Thursday's Tonight Show, helping Jimmy Fallon and company bring their week of Los Angeles tapings to a thunderous close.   After an awkward introduction...

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Leon Redbone Retires, Plans Comp on Jack White's Label

May 19, 2015

Leon Redbone, the quixotic, nasally singer known for idiosyncratically performing ragtime and Tin Pan Alley–style songs, has announced his retirement from both recording and making public performances. A rep explained that the singer's health...

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Jack White's North Dakota Acoustic Gig to Stream on Tidal

April 26, 2015

Jack White will wrap up his five-state acoustic tour Sunday night with a performance at Fargo, North Dakota's Fargo Theatre, and the Lazaretto rocker revealed that the concert will stream live via Tidal. White was among the marquee artists to...

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Jay Z, Jack White Calling Tidal Subscribers to Thank Them

April 17, 2015

Jay Z, Jack White and other Tidal superstars have been thanking their streaming service subscribers for their patronage in a unique way. In addition to offering high-quality audio and exclusive content, the rapper and the Lazaretto rocker have personally...

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Jack White Plots Secret Acoustic Concerts

April 14, 2015

Geographical enthusiast Jack White has just announced plans for a short run of acoustic concerts in the five states he's never played before. He's keeping each show a secret until the day of the performance, which he will publicize at 8 a.m. local time...

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Jack White, T Bone Burnett Produce 'American Epic' Music Doc

April 8, 2015

Jack White, T Bone Burnett and Robert Redford have teamed up to executive produce American Epic, a historical music project encompassing a three-part documentary series, a feature-length film and companion album releases. The documentary and film will...

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Watch Jack White and Robert Plant Perform 'The Lemon Song'

March 22, 2015

"I love Jack White's buccaneer spirit, and the way he dodges through the musical horizons. I'd be happy to make a single with him," Robert Plant revealed during a Reddit interview last September. While their paths didn't cross when the Led Zeppelin singer...

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Jack White Bought Elvis’ First Recording, Plans Reissue

March 6, 2015

In January, the first recording by Elvis Presley – a 1953 acetate disc featuring "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" – sold at auction for $300,000 to "an undisclosed buyer." It turns out the secret purchaser...

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Jack White Releases Three Videos for 'Black Bat Licorice'

February 18, 2015

Potato chips, sliced-off tongues, head-banging: It's all included in the interactive, three-in-one music video for Jack White's latest single, "That Black Bat Licorice." The collaborative clip, which premiered Wednesday at White's official website, allows...

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Jack White Performs With Q-Tip at Madison Square Garden Gig

January 31, 2015

Jack White's sold-out gig at New York's Madison Square Garden Friday night turned into an all-star affair as the Lazaretto rocker brought out A Tribe Called Quest's Q-Tip during the encore. On top of that, Run the Jewels, White's opening act and the duo...

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