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Readers’ Poll: The Best Jack White Songs of All Time

Your picks include ‘Ball and Biscuit,’ ‘Seven Nation Army,’ ‘Hotel Yorba’ and more

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Jack White is set to release Blunderbuss, his debut as a solo artist, on April 24th. Though the record marks a turning point in his career, it's also one more great album in a long string of releases that includes his entire White Stripes discography, his work as a member of the Dead Weather and the Raconteurs and his collaborations with artists ranging from Loretta Lynn and Danger Mouse to Wanda Jackson and Stephen Colbert. We asked you to name your favorite songs from White's entire body of work, and put together this Top 10 list. As expected, you strongly favored his White Stripes material, but there are a few surprises.

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1. ‘Ball and Biscuit’

"Ball and Biscuit" won this poll by a landslide, and it's easy to understand why, since it's basically the most badass blues song White has ever written. It's even better in concert, where he gets the chance to mess around with the lyrics and expand on the song's blistering solos. Each rendition of "Ball and Biscuit" is a bit different, but it's always jaw-dropping.

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