American singer & multi-instrumentalist, Jack White has performed The White Stripes song ‘Ball And Biscuit’ on SNL. Watch the full video below.
On 10th October, Jack White performed on Saturday Night Live. He came in as a short-notice replacement on Friday after Morgan Wallen, who had previously been booked for this weekend, violated the production’s COVID-19 safety protocols.
Jack White additionally reworked ‘Ball And Biscuit’, which is taken from the 2003 White Stripes album ‘Elephant’, by including in lyrics from ‘Jesus Is Coming Soon’, a conventional gospel music concerning the 1918 Spanish Flu that was famously performed by Blind Willie Johnson.
Sharing a photo of the guitar Van Halen designed for him on his Facebook page yesterday (October 9) ahead of his SNL performance, White wrote: “i thought it could be a nice gesture for me to use this blue eddie van halen model guitar for one of the songs tonight on SNL. the guitar was designed by eddie (with a few customizations i had added).
“eddie was very kind to me and saw to it that this guitar was made for me to my specs. i wont even insult the man’s talent by trying to play one of his songs tonight. thanks again eddie for this guitar and rest in peace sir.”