Eligible in: 2037 (The 2038 Induction Ceremony)
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I know it's way too early to be drawing this comparison, but would it really be that much of a stretch to compare Jack White to Eric Clapton? We've seen a bulk of their great work come from their early projects (White Stripes v. Cream). Then we have the period of excellent short term groups (Raconteurs v. Blind Faith/Derek and the Dominos). Finally they branched into their solo careers (and Jack's is looking to be damn good with his first album). Now I know that Clapton's talent and catalogue is far superior to Jack's, but could we start calling Jack White the modern Clapton?
Posted by Will Brown on Sunday, 10.28.12 @ 23:10pm
Not to mention Clapton's work with Mayall's Bluesbreakers and the Yardbirds.
Posted by Chalkie on Saturday, 12.15.12 @ 22:16pm
He will get in either as a solo artist or as the White Stripes. But not both.
Posted by Timothy Horrigan on Friday, 01.18.13 @ 23:55pm
Jack White? Hell YES he should be inducted, and I don't think it's fair that he's eligible in 2037. I mean... come on. He should be put in at least in the next 5 years.
Posted by Brittany on Tuesday, 08.6.13 @ 16:07pm
Saw Mr. White headline at Bonnaroo Saturday night. Came out with a 7 or 8 piece backing band Had a female violinist who was badass. jack himself can really twist the strings. He didn't play many songs I was familiar with, during the time I was there. I saw a good 80 minutes before I headed out to see the Flaming Lips. Heard from others that he played for another 45 minutes after his scheduled end time. He was very well received by crowd. He's a big guy & sorta unusual looking with his pale skin & black hair. Could play a vampire easy peasy. Think I will catch him at Forecastle.
Posted by Paul in KY on Friday, 06.20.14 @ 15:24pm
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