Coffee Break: Happy Birthday, Jack White

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DETROIT, MI - JULY 29: Musician and former Detroit native Jack White throws out the first pitch prior to the start of the game between the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on July 29, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The White Sox defeated the Tigers 11-4. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Today Jack White turns 45 and we're going to celebrate his wide ranging catalog. Producer, songwriter, lead singer, label head - there's so many to choose from this Detroiter.

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs from Jack White would you like to hear?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

Songs Played

The White Stripes - Ball And Biscuit
Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi - Two Against One feat. Jack White
Loretta Lynn - Portland Oregon
The Raconteurs - Salute Your Solution
The Dead Weather - I Cut Like A Buffalo
Jack White and The Electric Mayhem - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

Have an idea for a Coffee Break topic? Submit your idea for a future theme and browse past Coffee Breaks in our archive. Or, when you register for a Minnesota Public Radio account, you can send requests via Alexa, too Just say "Alexa, ask The Current to play Song by Artist" e.g. "Alexa, ask The Current to play Left of the Dial by The Replacements."

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