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Jack White

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Detroit, United States (1990 – present)

Jack White (born John Anthony Gillis on July 9, 1975 in Detroit), American rock musician, producer, and actor. He is best known as the guitarist and lead vocalist of the rock duo The White Stripes (1997-2011) and more recently guitarist and vocalist of The Raconteurs, and drummer and vocalist for the band The Dead Weather.

Jack White first played as a professional musician in the early 1990s, as a drummer for the Detroit cowpunk band Goober & the Peas. White produced Loretta Lynn’s Van Lear Rose in 2004, which won them a Grammy for best country album, and an additional Grammy for best country collaboration for the song Portland Oregon.

The Love Interruption Songfacts reports that his debut solo single, Love Interruption, was made available on January 30, 2012 at White’s pay-to-join club Vault and at Jackwhiteiii.com. A week later, it was released on the singer’s preferred format, vinyl. It was produced by the ex White Stripe and recorded at his own Third Man Studio in Nashville along with its exclusive non-LP B-side Machine Gun Silhouette. This was followed by his first solo album, Blunderbuss, later in 2012, and an accompanying tour. This is not said to indicate an end to either the Raconteurs or the Dead Weather.

His blaring guitar solos and ability to pull sound from the simplest of “instruments” are his greatest strengths along with his desire to partner with female vocalists.

He currently resides in Tennessee. He announced his divorce in 2011 from wife since 2005, fellow musician Karen Elson, and they have two children. Third Man Records (White’s label) and Elson’s clothing boutique are also located there.

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  • Enzox51

    Самопровозглашенный король блюз-рока снова в деле! Рад вас видеть, мистер Уайт. Надеюсь, это не последний Ваш сольный альбом.

    11 Jul 6:42pm Reply
  • RockMita

    He was AMAZING at Open'er Festival! Come back soon Jack! [12]

    11 Jul 4:49pm Reply
  • Eweeeek

    He was AMAZING at Open'er Festival! Come back soon Jack! [11] God. [2]

    9 Jul 10:06pm Reply
  • Bee-3

    Happy birthday Jack <3

    9 Jul 7:29pm Reply
  • Rapture_666

    Happy Birthday, Genius <3

    9 Jul 6:07pm Reply
  • Alexandinah

    Happy Birthday Master (2)

    9 Jul 5:43pm Reply
  • serioslol

    happy birthday my god

    9 Jul 4:42pm Reply
  • licoricepizza

    happy birthday!!!!! :D

    9 Jul 4:32pm Reply
  • M4R1LIA

    Happy Birthday !!! Wish many many years of life!

    9 Jul 4:01pm Reply
  • Disaster86

    Happy Birthday Master

    8 Jul 10:36pm Reply
  • majq31

    He was AMAZING at Open'er Festival! Come back soon Jack! [10] God.

    8 Jul 5:10pm Reply
  • Tessealte

    He was AMAZING at Open'er Festival! Come back soon Jack! [9]

    8 Jul 2:48pm Reply
  • andresowa81

    Genious :)

    8 Jul 9:34am Reply
  • spajd

    He was AMAZING at Open'er Festival! Come back soon Jack! [8]

    7 Jul 8:43pm Reply
  • iamarctic

    He was AMAZING at Open'er Festival! Come back soon Jack! [7]

    7 Jul 6:57pm Reply
  • Dying___Atheist

    He was AMAZING at Open'er Festival! Come back soon Jack! [6]

    7 Jul 6:22pm Reply
  • Klamkowska

    He was AMAZING at Open'er Festival! Come back soon Jack! [5]

    7 Jul 1:51pm Reply
  • hpsss

    He was AMAZING at Open'er Festival! Come back soon Jack! [4]

    6 Jul 11:16pm Reply
  • Griinx

    He was AMAZING at Open'er Festival! Come back soon Jack! [3]

    6 Jul 9:59pm Reply
  • ll-ll-ll

    Lazaretto sounds like Papa Roach

    6 Jul 3:06pm Reply
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