It’ll take more than a nasty sprained ankle to sideline Jack White. Despite said injury (TMR’s de-facto latest black and blue release; here’s a pic), White’s North American tour rolls on, as does his well-documented tour of the nation’s major league ballparks. Check out the above photo (courtesy of Third Man Records’ Instagram) of an all-smiles White having a cross-generational rock-icon power summit with Paul Simon and Eddie Vedder at yesterday’s Seattle Mariners game, where the home team lost to the Texas Rangers. (Did Jack and Ed trade shirts?!)
Perhaps this trip to Seattle was the impetus for J-Dub’s Macklemore hair? Doubt it, but still, this is a pretty rad photo. The only bummer here is that Simon, Vedder and White didn’t go barbershop trio and treat the crowd at Safeco Field to a grunge-y, blues-rock-y, speak-sing-y rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Can you imagine how fucking weird that would sound? #MissedOpportunity.