Jack White has built an enviable body of work nodding to largely overlooked American musical traditions. On November 19, veterans of rockabilly, early rock'n'roll, and classic punk will return the favor with a new compilation titled Rockin' Legends Pay Tribute to Jack White (via Stereogum).
The fast-approaching set features 14 covers plucked from different segments of White's career. There's Wanda Jackson and Shooter Jennings braving "In the Cold, Cold Night" from the White Stripes' 2003 LP Elephant; Gary U.S. Bonds interpreting the Raconteurs' "Salute Your Solution"; Bobby Vee promising "We're Going to Be Friends"; Rosie Flores whipping out White's solo "Blunderbuss"; and the Dirt Daubers recalling "Fell in Love With a Girl," among others.
Rockin' Legends Pay Tribute to Jack White is on the way through Cleopatra Records and currently up for pre-order on iTunes, where fans can also pick up the collection's first single, Jackson and Jennings' ghoulish version of "In the Cold, Cold Night."
Jack White and Wanda Jackson previously teamed up for a collaborative covers album called The Party Ain't Over. Look below to see the two play their rendition of the standard "Shakin' All Over" on the Late Show With David Letterman in 2011. Scroll further down for the full track list to Rockin' Legends Pay Tribute to Jack White, followed by cover art.
Rockin' Legends Pay Tribute to Jack White track list:
1. Wanda Jackson & Shooter Jennings - "In the Cold, Cold Night"
2. Big Jay McNeely and Nik Turner - "I'm Shakin'"
3. Gary U.S. Bonds - "Salute Your Solution"
4. Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers - "Steady as She Goes"
5. Joe Clay and Cranston Clements - "Trash Tongue Talker"
6. Robert Gordon and Chris Spedding - "Another Way to Die"
7. Knox, Walter Lure and W.S. "Fluke" Holland - "Seven Nation Army"
8. Johnny Powers - "Fly Farm Blues"
9. Bobby Vee - "We're Going to Be Friends"
10. Rosie Flores - "Blunderbuss"
11. The Dirt Daubers - "Fell in Love With a Girl"
12. Rejected Youth Nation and Cyril Neville - "You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do As You're Told)"
13. Denver Broncos UK - "Top Yourself"
14. Los Straitjackets - "Icky Thump"