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[Music News] Jack White plays impromptu show at SXSW

Jack White stepped out into a parking lot and put on a show on Wednesday.  He performed a cover of Buddy Holly's "Not Fade Away" and the White Stripes' song "Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground." He brought a truck that sells his Third Man Rolling Record Store's music.  Pitchfork wrote, "White's two-song set was friendly and laid-back, prompting smiles and sing-alongs from the crowd, which included Aziz Ansari and both members of the Kills. Afterwards, he introduced Third Man's latest signing, grizzled itinerant folkie Seasick Steve. (White told me that Steve inked his one-album Third Man deal by signing his office desk, rather than a contract.) Steve and his three-string guitar and stomp box only got one song in before a frantic parking lot attendant shut the celebration down. But the line to start shopping in the Rolling Record Store already stretched around the block. Mission accomplished." You can check out the video below from NPR of the event:

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