Blind Willie McTell
"Nobody can sing the blues like Blind Willie McTell," Bob Dylan sang on his Eighties-vintage song about the Piedmont blues legend. Jack White would agree, but would mention that McTell could do a lot more. "I like the sense he wasn't just a blues singer," White told the Los Angeles Times. "He was a street-corner entertainer who would play in front of Piggly Wiggly markets and stuff." The White Stripes dedicated their 2000 album De Stijl to McTell and covered one of his songs on it, "Southern Can Is Mine." White's Third Man Records started a reissue campaign of McTell's complete catalog – on vinyl, of course – in 2013.