37 Facts About Jack White

1. In June 2013, it was revealed that Jack White had footed the entire bill.

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2. In 2009, Jack White donated almost $170,000 towards the renovation of the baseball diamond in southwest Detroit's Clark Park.

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3. Jack White has provided financial support to institutions in his hometown of Detroit.

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4. Jack White denied the claim in a statement to the online magazine Pitchfork, saying that Carney should talk to him directly, and not on the internet.

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5. Jack White has repeatedly referenced conflicts that erupted between him and fellow artists in Detroit's underground music scene after The White Stripes gained international success.

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6. On December 13, 2003, Jack White was involved in an altercation with Jason Stollsteimer, lead singer of the Von Bondies, at the Magic Stick, a Detroit club.

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7. Jack White has an attachment to the number three, stemming from seeing three staples in the back of a Vladimir Kagan couch he helped to upholster as an apprentice.

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8. Jack White met British model Karen Elson when she appeared in The White Stripes music video for "Blue Orchid".

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9. Jack White posted the footage of his finger surgery on the web for fans.

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10. On February 8, 2017, Jack White was the honoree of the Producers and Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy during the annual Grammy Week celebration for his commitment "to working diligently to ensure that the quality and integrity of recorded music are captured and preserved".

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11. Jack White has won twelve Grammy Awards, with 33 nominations, and both of his solo albums have reached number one on the Billboard charts.

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12. In particular, Jack White became distinguished for his nasal vocal delivery and loose, explosive guitar delivery.

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13. Jack White has long been a proponent of analog equipment and the associated working methods.

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14. Jack White plays percussion instruments such as the marimba, drums and tambourine.

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15. In 2005, for the single "Blue Orchid", Jack White employed a Electro-Harmonix Polyphonic Octave Generator, which let him mix in several octave effects into one along with the dry signal.

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16. Jack White produces a "fake" bass tone by playing the Kay Hollowbody and JB Hutto Montgomery Airline guitars through a Whammy IV set to one octave down for a very thick, low, rumbling sound, which he uses most notably on the song "Seven Nation Army".

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17. Jack White uses numerous effects to create his live sound, most notably a DigiTech Whammy WH-4 to create the rapid modulations in pitch he uses in his solos.

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18. Jack White uses a black left-handed one since the Dead Weather album Sea of Cowards came out.

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19. Jack White has since acquired another Gretsch, a custom white "Billy Bo" Jupiter Thunderbird with a gold double pickguard.

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20. Jack White has dubbed this one the "Green Machine", and it is featured in It Might Get Loud.

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21. Jack White began using a 1915 Gibson L-1 acoustic on the Icky Thump album; in an interview for Gibson, he called the instrument his favorite.

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22. In June 2017, Jack White appeared in the award-winning documentary film The American Epic Sessions, recording on the first electrical sound recording system from the 1920s.

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23. Jack White played Elvis Presley in the 2007 satire Walk Hard.

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24. On January 30, 2012, Jack White released "Love Interruption" as the first single off his debut, self-produced solo album, Blunderbuss, which was released on April 24, 2012.

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25. Jack White has worked with other artists as well, including Beck, the Rolling Stones, Jeff Beck, and Bob Dylan.

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26. Jack White finished and performed the song "You Know That I Know", and it was featured on The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams, released on October 4, 2011.

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27. Jack White provided vocals to three songs on the album: "The Rose with the Broken Neck", "Two Against One", and "The World".

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28. In 2009, Jack White was featured in It Might Get Loud, a film in which he, Jimmy Page, and The Edge come together to discuss the electric guitar and each artist's different playing methods.

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29. In 2008, Jack White collaborated with Alicia Keys on the song "Another Way to Die", the theme song for the James Bond film Quantum of Solace.

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30. Jack White worked with Loretta Lynn on her 2004 album Van Lear Rose, which he produced and performed on.

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31. Jack White has worked as a producer for various artists, often through his label, Third Man Records.

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32. Jack White credits Muldoon with exposing him to punk music as they worked together in the shop.

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33. Jack White was raised a Catholic, and his father and mother both worked for the Archdiocese of Detroit as the Building Maintenance Superintendent and secretary in the Cardinal's office, respectively.

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34. Jack White is a vocal advocate for analog technology and recording techniques.

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35. Jack White is a board member of the Library of Congress' National Recording Preservation Foundation.

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36. Jack White has won twelve Grammy Awards, and all three of his solo albums have reached number one on the Billboard charts.

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37. Jack White is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the duo The White Stripes, but has had success in other bands and as a solo artist.

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