Jack White

Born 9 July 1975.

White Stripes/Raconteurs

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Jack White - Interview

Zane talks to Jack White ahead of his special session at Maida Vale.

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Biography

Jack White (born John Anthony Gillis; July 9, 1975) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, designer, director, writer, and actor. On April 24, 2012, White released his debut solo album, Blunderbuss, which received wide critical acclaim. His second studio album, Lazaretto, was released on June 10, 2014.

He has been ranked No. 17 on Rolling Stone's list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists". White's popular and critical success with The White Stripes enabled him to collaborate as a solo artist with other renowned musicians, such as Beck, the Rolling Stones, Jeff Beck, Alicia Keys, Bob Dylan, Wanda Jackson, Electric Six, and Loretta Lynn, whose 2004 album Van Lear Rose he produced and performed on. In 2006, White became a founding member of the rock band the Raconteurs. In 2009, he became a founding member and drummer of his third commercially successful group, the Dead Weather. He was awarded the title of "Nashville Music City Ambassador" by the Nashville mayor Karl Dean in 2011. He is a board member of the Library of Congress' National Recording Preservation Foundation, a music historian, collector and philanthropist, as well as an advocate for analog technology and recording techniques.

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  • Founded Third Man Records

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Blunderbuss

    Blunderbuss 2012

    Reviewed by Paul Whitelaw
    After all these years, there's still nobody quite like him.
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