July 9 in music history

Bob Dylan recorded “Blowin’ In The Wind” in 1962 (read more) “I still say that some of the biggest criminals are those that turn their heads away when they see wrong and know it’s wrong. I’m only 21 years old and I know that there’s been too many wars… You people over 21 should know better. The first way to …

Happy 39th Birthday Jack White

Happy Birthday, Jack White! Jack White (né Gillis), often credited as Jack White III, singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist and occasional actor. He was best known as the guitarist, pianist and lead vocalist of The White Stripes until they split in February 2011, as well as a member of The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather. He has recorded two albums as a solo artist, Blunderbuss (number 4 on our year-end list 2012) and …

Today: Get behind me Satan by The White Stripes was released in 2005

Get Behind Me Satan is the fifth album by The White Stripes, released on June 7, 2005. We clearly recognize the “White Stripes sound”, but it is also very different from the earlier albums from the band.It relies much more on piano-driven melodies and experimentation with marimba on “The Nurse” and “Forever For Her (Is Over For Me)”, Get Behind …

Bob Dylan’s Modern Times covered

I like the “Bob Dylan period” we’re in right now and I like Modern Times a lot,  I play it often. I love it, one of the great albums from the first ten years of the 2000s. This is a post where I have “dug” out some cover versions of the songs on the record, I would say that none …

Today: Jack White is 38 – Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday, Jack White! Jack White (né Gillis), often credited as Jack White III, singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist and occasional actor. He was best known as the guitarist, pianist and lead vocalist of The White Stripes until they split in February 2011, as well as a member of The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather. He has recorded one album as a solo artist, Blunderbuss (number 4 on our year-end list 2012) …

Jack White and Bob Dylan – The Connection

“He’s very good at making sure you don’t know him.” – Jack White(laughing) on his friendship with Bob Dylan (To Rolling Stone Magazine) The real connection between these to artists is of course their love of music, the love of blues and country music. Are there other similarities? The pencil-thin mustache, Jack White versus Jack Frost and the cool hats …

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