Jack White to Headline Farm Aid 2014 Alongside Neil Young, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp & Dave Matthews
Jack White doesn’t seem to care too much about baseball, but he does care about America’s farmers. And to show his appreciation he’s headlining this year’s Farm Aid in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Musicians are just like us, sometimes they do things that just aren’t nearly as much fun as they hoped. Case in point: Jack White hanging out at a Chicago Cubs game.
White’s take on Lorde follows recent stabs at songs by Jay Z, Kanye West and Metallica.
Jack White’s got 99 problems, but covering Jay Z ain’t one.
A lot of rather big names — including Beck himself — will be recording their takes of the songs for an audio version of Song Reader.
Topping the charts in this mid-year music report is Pharrell Williams’ “Happy”, which has reached half the world’s population in merely six months with 571,000 plays on terrestrial radio.
Jack White has made it very clear that he wants to work with Kanye West, but for some reason ‘Ye won’t return his calls. Perhaps this new cover will pique his interest.
Metallica fans attending Glastonbury got to witness the band twice on Saturday (June 28). While Metallica headlined Saturday’s show, Jack White gave homage to the band during his set when he covered “Enter Sandman.”
Your silly curfews and speakers cannot contain Jack White.
Called Jack N’ White, the limited edition flavor includes a shot of Jack Daniels mixed with caramelized white chocolate, caramelized pecans and caramel fudge.
We hang with The Mob and catch sets from Cake, Jack White, Mystikal (!) and the inimitable Lionel Richie.
Also, he mentioned the Black Keys by name without talking smack about them.
Here’s to Jenny Lewis’ rainbow/beige pant-suit, Neko Case’s skeleton pants, the Kills’ leopard-print backdrop, Ezra Koenig’s camo shorts, and Janelle always giving us shivers when she sings ‘Given ‘Em What They Love.’