Jack White Releases Pre-White Stripes Live Recording, ‘Itchy’
From his old group Two Star Tabernacle
Though Jack White’s in a bit of an off-cycle in his live performance career right now, his record label Third Man has just released a “rare live recording” of “Itchy,” a song by his pre-White Stripes group’s Two Star Tabernacle (via Rolling Stone). The track’s taken from the label’s upcoming subscriber-only vault release that features live renditions of songs White performed in the ’90s, including the rollicking, frenzied “Itchy.” White’s 1998 vocals are howling and untethered, in a way that makes it easy to trace his progression through bands like the Stripes, Raconteurs, Dead Weather, and his solo stuff. Hear it over at RS.