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The White Stripes is the self-titled debut album by American rock band, The White Stripes, and was released in 1999.

The album is dedicated to Son House.

Track listingEdit

All songs written by The White Stripes, except where noted.

  1. "Jimmy the Exploder" – 2:29
    • About a monkey who blows things up that aren't red[1]
  2. "Stop Breaking Down" (Robert Johnson) – 2:20
  3. "The Big Three Killed My Baby" – 2:29
  4. "Suzy Lee" – 3:21
  5. "Sugar Never Tasted So Good" – 2:54
  6. "Wasting My Time" – 2:13
  7. "Cannon" – 2:30
  8. "Astro" – 2:42
    • Jack says "The Astro is whatever you do in secret that nobody knows about. Everybody does the Astro."[1]
  9. "Broken Bricks" (Stephen Gillis/Jack White) – 1:51
  10. "When I Hear My Name" – 1:54
  11. "Do" – 3:05
  12. "Screwdriver" – 3:14
    • Written by Jack and Meg about a screwdriver sitting on the table. Also refers to an incident Jack witnessed where a man got mugged, but the mugger was using a screwdriver as a weapon instead of a knife or gun.[1]. The first song the White Stripes composed.
  13. "One More Cup of Coffee" (Bob Dylan) – 3:13
  14. "Little People" – 2:22
  15. "Slicker Drips" – 1:30
  16. "St. James Infirmary Blues" (Joe Primrose) – 2:24
  17. "I Fought Piranhas" – 3:07

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 What does ____ song mean? from the White Stripes FAQ. Retrieved 22 July 2006.

Credits Edit

Additional personnel

Template:TnavbarThe White Stripes
Jack White | Meg White
Discography
Albums and EPs: The White Stripes | De Stijl | White Blood Cells | Elephant | Get Behind Me Satan | Walking with a Ghost | Icky Thump
Singles: "Let's Shake Hands" | "Lafayette Blues" | "The Big Three Killed My Baby" | "Hand Springs" | "Hello Operator" | "Lord, Send Me an Angel" | "Party of Special Things to Do" | "Hotel Yorba" | "Fell in Love with a Girl" | "Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground" | "We're Going to Be Friends" |
"Red Death at 6:14" | "Candy Cane Children" | "Seven Nation Army" | "I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself" | "The Hardest Button to Button" | "There's No Home for You Here" | "Jolene (Live Under Blackpool Lights)" | "Blue Orchid" | "My Doorbell" | "The Denial Twist" | "Icky Thump" | "Rag and Bone"
DVDs: Candy Coloured Blues (unofficial) | Under Blackpool Lights
Other projects: Aluminium
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Sympathy for the Record Industry | Third Man Records | Ian Montone | Triple Inchophone | The Upholsterers | The Go | The Raconteurs
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