Jack White has made a second career out of playing with and alongside music legends (Loretta Lynn, The Rolling Stones), and his upcoming gigs with Wanda Jackson are just another example. The First Lady of Rockabilly (and self-proclaimed “First Female Rock and Roll Singer” – although that title is up for debate) is playing dates in Los Angeles and New York soon, and she’ll be backed by a special band featuring White on guitar. The group – called The Third Man House Band, another hint to White’s involvement – will likely ultimately include a few more names you know, but White has sole billing for now.
In addition to hitting the road together, White and Jackson worked on The Party Ain’t Over, a new album from Jackson that was recorded and produced by White and slated for release on his Third Man Records label. The album also features contributions from Carl Broemel (My Morning Jacket), as well as Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler (Raconteurs).
Jackson and the Third Man House Band can be seen January 21 at The Wiliamsburg Hall of Music in Brooklyn and January 23 at the El Ray Theatre in Los Angeles. [Spinner]