The White Stripes

by Dick Porter
The White Stripes
  • ISBN-13: 9780859653503
  • Author(s): Dick Porter
  • Subject: Rock & Pop music
  • Publisher: Plexus
  • Imprint: Plexus
  • Publication Date: 22-10-2004
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£12.99
Described by Mojo as the hottest chunk of screaming yahoo to kick rock s sorry arse into gear since Nirvana , the White Stripes are the folksy ex-husband and wife duo who stunned the music world with their back-to-basics blues/punk rock. Rock biographer Dick Porter analyses the quirkiness of their former claim to be brother and sister, Jack s austere Puritanism and obsessions with truth and death, and the child-like innocence of the couple s matching red-and-white colour schemes. The book also considers Jack and Meg s discomfort with their status as the unlikeliest saviours of rock n roll .
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Described by Mojo as the hottest chunk of screaming yahoo to kick rock s sorry arse into gear since Nirvana , the White Stripes are the folksy ex-husband and wife duo who stunned the music world with their back-to-basics blues/punk rock. Rock biographer Dick Porter analyses the quirkiness of their former claim to be brother and sister, Jack s austere Puritanism and obsessions with truth and death, and the child-like innocence of the couple s matching red-and-white colour schemes. The book also considers Jack and Meg s discomfort with their status as the unlikeliest saviours of rock n roll .

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