Jack White


Detroit's Jack White put on a memorable performance during last night's 55th Annual Grammy Awards.

The former member of the rock duo White Stripes, released  his  solo album Blunderbuss in early 2012, which was up for three awards.

He didn't take any awards home, but he did attract some attention.

On the broadcast, White played "Love Interruption" and "Freedom at 21."

After "Freedom at 21," he killed his guitar.... left it humming on the stage.

But prior to that, during "Love Interruption" White caused a bit of a stir on Twitter:

While the Detroit-based rock duo the White Stripes officially broke up early this year, they are still providing inspiration and encouragement to Michigan students, including some from Flint's Michigan School for the Deaf.

According to the Flint Journal, D-Pan (Deaf Professional Artists Network), an Oakland County-based nonprofit, is working to give deaf students the ability to enjoy music and one of the organization's recent projects was to create a music video set to the White Stripes “We’re Going to be Friends” featuring students signing the song's lyrics.

As the Journal reports, the White Stripes were not directly involved with the project, but some D-Pan supporters were personally acquainted with the band, who not only gave D-Pan their blessing  to use the song, but also gave the project a shout out on their website.

Check out the video below:

-John Klein Wilson, Michigan Radio Newsroom


How many times a day do you wonder what a Spaghetti Western soundtrack would sound like composed by Danger Mouse and featuring Jack White's signature vocals? Forty? A hundred?

Whatever the number is, you can stop wondering. Danger Mouse and Italian composer Daniele Luppi are on the verge of releasing Rome, a Spaghetti-inspired album which features vocal performances by superstars Norah Jones and Jack White.