Since moving to Nashville, Jack White always seems to be in the middle of some new and exciting projects. A few years back he produced Loretta Lynn's Grammy-winning Van Lear Rose, and he's currently working with the queen of rockabilly Wanda Jackson on her latest endeavor. It turns out that he's approached Dolly Parton to see if she would be willing to work with him as well. Her thoughts? "I've thought about doing it with [Jack]. He seems to be a fan, but who knows? You never know what I might do." (Oh. the dance of collaborative seduction . . .)
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And in case you hadn't heard, he's also putting out a series of vinyl seven-inch singles on his Third Man Records label. The singles represent live recordings of musicians he adores in his Nashville studio. They're on colored vinyl and are a pretty neat little piece to own. It's like you have a Jack White moment frozen in time and dipped in color that will give you aural bliss at the drop of a needle. Let's hope he and Dolly get it on too.
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