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Jack White

Beck Eyes A Starry Song Reader Collection

by Kara Manning
Beck

Although Beck unconventionally released his Song Reader album in 2012 as sheet music, the collection of tunes will finally receive a recorded release on July 29 via Capitol Records. The all-star cadre of collaborators warbling Beck songs includes Jack White, Jarvis Cocker, Jeff Tweedy, Laura Marling, Jason Isbell, Norah Jones, Swamp Dogg, Jack Black and others. Beck will sing just one song on the album, "Heaven's Ladder."

FUV's New Dig: Jack White

by Darren DeVivo
Dan Winters photo

Lazaretto
Jack White
Third Man Records/Columbia

Jack White is a modern-day Renaissance man.

He's a guitar virtuoso, singer, songwriter, arranger, producer, band member, solo artist, music executive, store owner, inventor, snake oil salesman and a whole lot more. Now, Jack is back, and he's ready to unleash another sonic achievement, another eccentric accomplishment to his already remarkable career.

Question of the Day: "I'm Sorry"

by Corny O'Connell

Over the weekend Jack White issued an "apology" for having made disparaging remarks about The Black Keys, Danger Mouse, Amy Winehouse, Duffy, Lana del Rey, and Adele behind their backs. Instead of making his begrudging mea culpa in prose, he should have just written them a song. Saying, "I'm sorry," in song has a long tradition. List some of your favorite examples in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

Question of the Day: She and Him?

by Morning Show

Meg White who was one half of The White Stripes with Jack White, turns 38 today. Today's question of the day is who are your favorite male-female duos. Email us at morning@wfuv.org or post a comment in the section below.

Here's today's playlist:

1. "Jackson" - Johnny and June Carter Cash

2. "Life is Large" - The Kennedys

3. "Ain't No Mountain High" - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

4. "Gentle Arms of Eden" - Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer

CD of the Week - Blunderbuss

by Corny O'Connell

Jack White’s Blunderbuss debuted last week at #1 in the U.S. & the U.K. giving him his first number one album. Jack White was, of course, one half of The White Stripes which disbanded in early 2011. In addition to The White Stripes, Jack has also had a hand in The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather, and Rome an album he worked on with Danger Mouse and Norah Jones last year.