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The White Stripes: The New Generation

Nick Hasted, The Independent, 24 June 2005

JACK WHITE WILL never have the blues badly enough. Though The White Stripes' new album, Get Behind Me Satan, suggests the legendary bluesman Robert Johnson's crossroads soul-sale in its title, and the band's music draws deep and long from the genre, the reality that spawned the blues is an unreachable lifetime away.

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