The White Stripes

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by The White Stripes

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One of a new breed of back-to-basics rock acts to emerge from Detroit, Michigan, USA, the White Stripes comprises enigmatic bass-free duo Jack White (John Anthony Gillis, 9 July 1975, Detroit, Michigan, USA; guitar/vocals) and Meg White (b. Megan Martha White, 10 December 1974, Detroit, Michigan, USA; drums). The Whites, who Jack claimed were brother and sister from a dysfunctional trailer park family, formed their new band in 1997. Judging from their facial looks it initially seemed likely the... Read more

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rock
alternative
alternative rock
indie
indie rock
garage rock
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