The youngest in a family of 10 kids, John Anthony Gillis started playing music at only six years old. In 1997, Gillis (now going by the name Jack White) and his ex-wife Meg formed the White Stripes. They began a musical legacy that would serve as the foundation for Jack White’s eventual musical omnipresence. Each White Stripes album was a sonic step forward. What began as a guitar-and-drums blues rock duo evolved into a songwriting machine. ‘Get Behind Me Satan’ demonstrated that White was capable of astounding feats of musical majesty. He later formed the Raconteurs and released ‘Broken Boy Soldiers,’ the first album where he utilized a full, traditional rock band. The Raconteurs followed that up with ‘Consolers of the Lonely.’ He also played drums and sang with the Dead Weather, releasing two albums. In between all of that, he found time to run his own record label, Third Man Records. He’s now two albums into what’s shaping up to be a very successful solo career.
Rough Raconteurs Reunion Show Left Them ‘Exhilarated’
Jack White and Brendan Benson admit they can’t remember when they got back together.
As Artists Try to Ban Phones, Directors Design Shows For Them
Leading event producer says big-budget shows are delivered with Instagram in mind, as Jack White reports musicians want to follow his lead in locking handsets away.
Jack White's 'Get Behind Me Satan' House on Sale for $1.2 Million
The Detroit house where the White Stripes recorded their 2005 album is now on the market.
Jack White to Release 3-LP 'Live in Nashville / Live in Detroit'
The album showcases performances in the two cities he's called home.
Why the Raconteurs Rush-Released 'Consolers of the Lonely'
The entertainment industry didn’t usually do things this way.
Listen to Jack White’s New Album ‘Boarding House Reach’
Jack White is now streaming his just-released third solo album, 'Boarding House Reach.'