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The Raconteurs

The Raconteurs
Formed: 2005 in Detroit, MI
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Group Members: Brendan Benson, Jack White, Patrick Keeler, Jack Lawrence
Biography: A self-described "new band made up of old friends," the Raconteurs feature the White Stripes' Jack White and power pop maestro Brendan Benson on vocals, keyboards, and guitars, and the Greenhornes' drummer Patrick Keeler and bassist Jack Lawrence as the group's rhythm section. The idea for the band began ...Read full biography
Consolers of the Lonely
Released: 2008
Label: XL Recordings/Beggars Group
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Anybody who has followed Jack White's online screeds and offstage brawls knows that the White Stripes' mastermind can tend to get a little, well, defensive when he's challenged (and sometimes even when ...Read full review
Broken Boy Soldiers
Released: 2006
Label: V2 Records/WEA Distribution
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It's hard to call the Raconteurs a genuine supergroup since there's only one true rock star in the quartet: the White Stripes' eccentric mastermind Jack White. Sometime between the recording of the Stripes' ...Read full review
More The Raconteurs albums: Main Albums (2), Singles & EPs (11), DVD/Video (5)
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