Morphing the Blues-The White Stripes and the Strange Relevance of Detroit
The history of the White Stripes and how Detroit’s music scene fostered their development is explored for the first time in this intriguing band historiography. Full-length biographies of both band members track their success from their early days in Detroit to worldwide fame and recognition. Key interviews with people close to the band describe their critical and commercial rise to the top. A close look at the Detroit music scene that also spawned music giants Eminem, Iggy Pop, and Kid Rock links the success of the White Stripes to their hometown’s unique musical legacy.