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Jack White on inspiration Son House

Jack White on inspiration Son House

We all know Jack White as a member of The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and the Dead Weather, but this guitarist and songwriter is also a great blues enthusiast which resulted in covering some of the greatest bluesman like Son House, Robert Johnson and Blind Willie Mc Tell over the years.

Grinnin’ In Your Face

In the documentary It Might Get Loud (2008) by Davis Guggenheim about the electric guitar White tells about his favorite song: “Grinnin’ in your Face” by Son House. Grinnin’ in your Face is like John The Relevater a non instrumental song. White earlier covered Son House song Death Letter. Watch White explain the magic of this song here:

Find out more about Jack’s White’s blues influenced on RollingStone Magazine. In 15 of Jack White’s Biggest Influences they recall that “Jack White specializes in updating old sounds and vintage vibes into a post-modern blues-rock pastiche”.

Third Man Records

White founded his own record label Third Man Records in 2009, a label that houses several musicians including Wanda Jackson and Jerry Lee Lewis.

It Might Get Loud

Watch the full documentary It Might Get Loud featuring Jimmy Page, The Edge and Jack White here:

It Might Get Loud(1) from Andres Bierheart on Vimeo.

Jack White – Fly Farm Blues (It Might Get Loud)

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