.

Exclusive Stream: Jack White Interprets Hank Williams' Lost Song

Preview a song from 'The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams'

October 3, 2011 1:55 PM ET
hank williams jack white
Hank Williams, 'The Lost Notebooks'
Columbia

Click to listen to Jack White's 'You Know That I Know'

The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams is a new collection of previously unheard songs performed by the country great recorded by artists including Bob Dylan, Jack White, Norah Jones and Levon Helm. The songs in the set were rescued from notebooks left behind by Williams after he died in 1953 at the age of 29, but were completed by the artists, who each put their own distinct spin on the raw material. Jack White's "You Know That I Know" is a highlight of the set that finds the White Stripes frontman tapping into the country folk magic of Williams' body of work while staying true to his own voice. The album will hit stores tomorrow, but you can preview the song today.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next

blog comments powered by Disqus
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Santa Monica”

Everclear | 1996

After his brother and girlfriend both died of drug overdoses, Art Alexakis -- depressed and hooked on drugs himself -- jumped off the Santa Monica Pier in California, determined to die. "It was really stupid," said the Everclear frontman, who would further explore his personal emotional journey in the song "Father of Mine." "I went under the water. Then I said, 'I don't wanna die.'" The song, declaring "Let's swim out past the breakers/and watch the world die," was intended as a manifesto for change, Alexakis said. "Let the world do what it's gonna do and just live on our own."

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com