The White Stripes
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1997-07-14
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The White Stripes

The White Stripes Biography (Wikipedia)

The White Stripes were an American rock duo formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The group consisted of Jack White (songwriter, vocals, guitar, piano, and mandolin) and Meg White (drums and vocals). After releasing several singles and three albums within the Detroit music scene, The White Stripes rose to prominence in 2002, as part of the garage rock revival scene. Their successful and critically acclaimed albums White Blood Cells and Elephant drew attention from a large variety of media outlets in the United States and the United Kingdom, with the single "Seven Nation Army" which used a guitar and a whammy pedal to create the iconic opening riff becoming their signature song. The band recorded two more albums, Get Behind Me Satan in 2005 and Icky Thump in 2007, and dissolved in 2011 after a lengthy hiatus from performing and recording.

The White Stripes used a low-fidelity approach to writing and recording. Their music featured a melding of garage rock and blues influences and a raw simplicity of composition, arrangement, and performance. The duo were also noted for their fashion and design aesthetic which featured a simple color scheme of red, white, and black—which was used on every album and single cover the band released—as well as the band's fascination with the number three. The band's discography consists of six studio albums, two live albums, one extended play (EP), one concert film, one tour documentary, 26 singles, and 14 music videos. Their last three albums each won the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album.

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Icky Thump
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Icky Thump
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Seven Nation Army
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Seven Nation Army
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I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself
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I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself
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Fell in Love With a Girl
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Fell in Love With a Girl
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Hardest Button to Button
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Hardest Button to Button
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Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground
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Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground
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My Doorbell
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My Doorbell
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Hotel Yorba
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Hotel Yorba
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We're Going to Be Friends
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We're Going to Be Friends
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You Don't Know What Love Is
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You Don't Know What Love Is
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Little Acorns (Intro)
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Little Acorns (Intro)
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Jolene
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Jolene
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You're Pretty Good looking - The Forum - Kentish Town - London 2001
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You're Pretty Good looking - The Forum - Kentish Town - London 2001
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Glastonbury: 2005
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2005

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Glastonbury: 2002
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2002

Glastonbury: 2002

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