In 2016, Danny Boy O’Connor, a lifelong fan of the book and film “The Outsiders” he purchased the worn down Tulsa, Oklahoma “Curtis Brothers” house used in the 1983 film by Francis Ford Coppola. Jack White fell in love with the house and asked what he needed to finish phase 1 of the project. The next day Jack White made the generous donation of 30k.
Jack White has accused The Black Keys Dan Auerbach of stealing his music, sound, tone, etc. White has been pretty vocal about it, “There are kids at school who dress like everybody else … and there are musicians like that, too”
Check out this really cool photo of Eddie Vedder, Jack White & Paul Simon enjoying a Seattle Mariners game on August 27, 2014. Looks like Vedder (lives in Seattle) & White (from Detroit) decided to switched jerseys for the game.
In January 2006, Meg White was revealed as the new face of American designer Marc Jacobs’ line of clothes. The cool photos for the campaign were shot by photographer Juergen Teller.
Jack White loves The Stooges and Iggy Pop. White who cites Pop as one of his biggest influences has lots in common with his idol. Both hail from the state of Michigan.
In this digital era we live in album covers have become the “lost art” of the record business. We here at feelnumb.com still loves to decode and figure out the details behind a good album cover. Jack White released his first solo album “Blunderbuss” on April 23, 2012 with a pretty plain looking front cover photo of White.
In our opinion the biggest stadium anthems are “We Will Rock You” and “We Are The Champions” by Queen, Rock & Roll Part 2 by Gary Glitter, “Jump Around” by House of Pain and just recently “Seven Nation Army” by The White Stripes. It’s a little different then the average stadium anthem because instead of singing along the crown actually mimics the songs bass line.
I’ve always been intrigued by Jack White’s 1950’s Kay Hollowbody Archtop guitar that he covered in a paper bag. White uses this guitar when performing “Seven Nation Army” with The White Stripes. It was covered in a paper bag to help to stop feedback though the f-holes in the hallowbody.
Jack White and his second wife Karen Elson were married by a shaman on June 1, 2005, aboard a canoe on the Amazon River in Brazil. On June 10, 2011 after six years of marriage they oddly announced they have decided to separate and sent out invitations to friends and family to join them to celebrate their anniversary and impending divorce.
On April 9, 2011, Congresswoman Donna Edwards spoke on the House Floor about all the seniors, servicemen, women and children who would be affected by a government shutdown by using lyrics from The White Stripes’ song “Effect and Cause” from their 2007 album Icky Thump. The Maryland Democrat performed a spoken word cover of the song dedicated to her “Republican colleagues”.