Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Is the line "Don't you remember? You told me in December" in the song "Well It's True That We Love One Another"?||The White Stripes
No. It is in the song "The Air Near My Fingers".
|Is the line "Well strip the bark right off a tree" in the song "Girl, You Have No Faith In Medicine"?||The White Stripes
Yes. And also the self-titled album "White Stripes" and the one you are doing a quiz on, "Elephant".
Meg and Jack. Another one of their albums is "De Stijl".
In the Cold, Cold Night. And she did a very good job too!
|Which song features a spoken word intro written and spoken by Mort Crim?||The White Stripes
Little Acorns. The White Stripes are Jack and Meg White, who are divorced husband and wife.
|Which song features the lyric "I want to hold your little hand If I can be so bold"?||The White Stripes
Hypnotize. Jack White plays guitar and piano on this album.
|Does Holly Golightly guest vocal on "Well It's True That We Love One Another"?||The White Stripes
Yes. Holly Golightly is British.
|In which studio was their fourth album, "Elephant", recorded?||White Stripes
Toerag. It was chosen because none of its equipment was newer than the 1960's.
Meg's favourite candy. Meg loved candy peppermints so much they nearly called the band "The Peppermints".
|When "Hotel Yorba" was first released, Gap offered the band a large sum of money to use it in one of their ads; the band (not famous or rich at the time) refused. How much money was apparently turned down?||White Stripes
$1 million. Jack has said on many occasions that he feels it inappropriate for artists to lend music to advertising.
|Before Jack's much-publicised relationship with Renee Zellweger, which member of the rock scene was he dating?||White Stripes
Marcie Bolen. Jack was recently (July 2003) in a car accident. He and Renee Zellweger were in the car at the time. Jack broke a finger, but Renee was unhurt.
|Their third album, "White Blood Cells", was dedicated to which famous country singer?||White Stripes
Loretta Lynn. Jack White is producing her new album.
|Before The White Stripes, Jack was in another two-member band. What was the name of this band?||White Stripes
The Upholsterers . The band was named this because the two members were working as upholsters at the time.
|Let's start off with a really easy one. The White Stripes originate from which US city?||White Stripes
Detroit. The Detroit music scene is currently (July 2003) on a high, with The White Stripes leading the way.
You're Pretty Good Looking. In "You're Pretty Good Looking," Jack sings "you're pretty good looking for a girl, but your back is so broken, and this feeling's still gonna linger on until the year 2525 now."
|What music video shows "ghosts" of Jack and Meg's once happy marriage?||The White Stripes
Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground. The "Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground" video shows Jack coming home to an empty house, and as he looks for Meg, in his head he sees moments of their happy marriage as "ghosts" in the house.
Megan Martha White. Although there is controversy over whether Jack and Meg are ex-husband and wife or siblings, all accounts say that Meg's birth name is Megan Martha White, and Jack's is John Anthony Gillis.
brown. Jack dyed his hair black to fit with the band's theme of everything being red, white, and black.
I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself. Meg loved the Dusty Springfield version of this song, and says she was the one who decided they would record it. Jack says she begged him.
Expecting. When asked why Jack chose Toledo as the place he was sent to run an errand, he said, "Well, Toledo has been that sought after destination point. People don't exactly go on vacation there. The girl in the song was sending me to do things for her, like run an errand to Toledo, which probably wouldn't be fun."
a chef. Meg once had a job as a bartender to work her way through culinary school. She planned on becoming a chef, and never thought she'd become a drummer.
from a type of microphone that hangs from the celing. "Ball and Biscuit" was written entirely in the studio, and there was a microphone hanging from the celing. Jack asked what it was called, and the producer said it was called a ball and biscuit microphone. Jack then added the lines into the song and made "Ball and Biscuit" the title.
Astro. Jack said he named the song "Astro" after one of his dogs, and put in the line "Maybe Jasper does the Astro" because Jasper was the name of his other dog.
Hotel Yorba. Every single released before "Hotel Yorba" was only on 7-inch vinyl records. After releasing their first two albums on vinyl and cd, the White Stripes released the single "Hotel Yorba" the same way.
|What song was Jack and Meg's "Christmas gift" to their fans in 2002?||The White Stripes
Candy Cane Children. "Candy Cane Children" was re-released for Christmas 2002, including Jack reading the story of the magi and Meg singing "Silent Night."
anything done in secret. Jack says that the "Astro" is anything people do in secret, and everyone does the "Astro." He says the clue to that is the line "Thomas Edison is AC/DC," where he speculates that Edison knew about alternating current but kept it a secret.
Let's Shake Hands. "Let's Shake Hands" was released as a 7-inch single for Italy Records in 1997.
|What is the only song on the first four albums that has only one of the White Stripes recorded on it?||The White Stripes
You've Got Her in Your Pocket. In "Little Room," Meg plays the cymbals and Jack sings. On "In the Cold, Cold Night," Meg sings while Jack plays various instruments. On "We're Going to be Friends," Jack plays and sings, and Meg very quietly plays with him. When asked about "You've Got Her in Your Pocket," Jack said, "It's the first White Stripes song that only has one of us on it - ever."
|What occurs on the last tracks on De Stijl, White Blood Cells, and Elephant that does not occur in any of the other songs on these albums?||The White Stripes
Jack and Meg sing together. In "Your Southern Can is Mine" from De Stijl, "This Protector" from White Blood Cells, and "It's True That We Love One Another" from Elephant, Jack and Meg sing together. For "It's True That We Love One Another," the duo is joined by Holly Golightly.
Mort Crim . Mort Crim is a famous American broadcaster. He regularly appears on US radio channels such as Club 977, and has also voice guested on "The Simpsons" twice!
Seven Nation Army. "Seven Nation Army" was the first release off the album. The guitar riff has been labelled one of the greatest of all time!