Jack White Wins a Grammy for the Packaging of ‘The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records’
Third Man Records boss Jack White won a Grammy in the category of Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package for art directing the The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-32). White (who wasn't at the ceremony to accept the award) shares the credit and Grammy with Susan Archie and Dean Blackwood. It's White's eleventh Grammy win.
The win was announced during the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony which featured award presentations for about 70 categories not in the primetime show.
The Paramount Records box set includes six LPs pressed on label-less alabaster-white vinyl, each side with its own hand-etched numeral and holographic image; more than 90 fully restored Paramount ads from the '20s and '30s; a 250-page clothbound hardcover book featuring original Paramount art; a 400-page softcover field guide to artist bios and portraits; a first-of-its-kind music and image player app containing all the tracks and ads; and it all comes in a polished aluminum and stainless steel cabinet. Check out video below.