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Q&A: Jack White on New Dead Weather and Solo Tracks, Radio City Walk-off
No shows booked for this year: ‘It’s nice to have an open road in front of me’


By Patrick Doyle
February 26, 2013 12:45 PM ET

It’s been a busy week at the Nashville offices of Jack White's label, Third Man Records. White has taken meetings with potential new artists and promoters pitching a local music festival, and he personally edited a Web video about a new mural in the Third Man offices. But his first order of business is his label's new Document series: Third Man teamed up with archival imprint Document Records to reissue the complete remastered works of three Depression-era musical pioneers: Charley Patton, Blind Willie McTell and the Mississippi Sheiks. White spoke at length about the reissues and answered questions about recent recordings with the Dead Weather, more than 20 new solo tracks he recently recorded and why he walked offstage after less than an hour at a recent Radio City Music Hall show. “I shut up when the crowd tells me to shut up,” he says. “The crowd’s in complete control of me. I was just doing what they told me to do.”
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  1. Q&A: Jack White on New Dead Weather and Solo Tracks, Radio City Walk-off

    No shows booked for this year: ‘It’s nice to have an open road in front of me’

    February 26, 2013 12:45 PM ET

    It’s been a busy week at the Nashville offices of Jack White's label, Third Man Records. White has taken meetings with potential new artists and promoters pitching a local music festival, and he personally edited a Web video about a new mural in the Third Man offices. But his first order of business is his label's new Document series: Third Man teamed up with archival imprint Document Records to reissue the complete remastered works of three Depression-era musical pioneers: Charley Patton, Blind Willie McTell and the Mississippi Sheiks. White spoke at length about the reissues and answered questions about recent recordings with the Dead Weather, more than 20 new solo tracks he recently recorded and why he walked offstage after less than an hour at a recent Radio City Music Hall show. “I shut up when the crowd tells me to shut up,” he says. “The crowd’s in complete control of me. I was just doing what they told me to do.”



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