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Jack White Reteams With Loretta Lynn for Concert

December 11, 2014

When Jack White announced he was producing Loretta Lynn's LP Van Lear Rose in 2004, some country fans balked at the idea of the White Stripe tapping his distortion-pedal-loving toes all over the Coal Miner's Daughter's timeless pipes. Of course,...

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Hear the Grammy Nominees for Best Rock Song

December 5, 2014

Paramore's "Ain't It Fun," the Black Keys' "Fever" and Jack White's "Lazaretto" are among the singles eligible to win the trophy for Best Rock Song at next year's Grammy Awards. Beck's "Blue Moon" and Ryan Adams' "Gimme Something Good" round out the nominations...

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Jack White Talks Paramount Records With 'CBS This Morning'

November 29, 2014

In addition to Jack White's own prolific music career, the Third Man Records founder has also adopted the role of archivist and music historian thanks to his mammoth Paramount Records collection. Last year, Third Man and Revenant Records teamed up for...

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Jack White's Keyboardist Ikey Owens Dead at 38

October 14, 2014

Keyboardist Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, who most recently played with Jack White and previously with the Long Beach Dub Allstars and the Mars Volta, has died. The musician was touring with White in Mexico at the time of his death; White has canceled the rest...

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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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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 Covers Raconteurs Bandmate on New Single

November 25, 2014

Jack White keeps it in the family on the B-side of his new "Would You Fight for My Love" 7-inch, covering "Parallel," a track by fellow Dead Weather and Raconteurs member Dean Fertita. Cut with shimmering pedal steel, twinkling mandolin and...

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Jack White Bonnaroo Concert Set for Third Man Vault Release

October 3, 2014

Jack White delivered a thunderous, career-spanning set at this year's Bonnaroo Festival, and now Third Man Records is making that epic, nearly three-hour performance available as the 22nd edition of the label's Vault subscription service....

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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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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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