Conan O’Brien visited Jack White’s Third Man Records in Nashville last Thursday and performed solo and with his Legally Prohibited Band. The whole set was recorded and will be released as a vinyl album in July!
Songs included covers of Radiohead's "Creep" and The White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army." White joined Coco for Eddie Cochran's "20 Flight Rock" and Ronnie Hawkins's "40 Days."
The vinyl record is available now for pre-order via Third Man Records and at the label's Nashville store. O’Brien also recorded a spoken word piece that will also be available to fans.
At the show, O'Brien said, "Six months ago, I was the host of The Tonight Show, the greatest franchise in the history of television. Then I started a live tour, going from small theater to small theater. And tonight I'm pressing a vinyl recording. I'm going back in time! Next week I'll be on vaudeville. Then I'll be a steamship captain."
You may remember that Coco is such a fan of The White Stripes, that he had Jack and Meg White on as musical guests for a week. They also played his last "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" show before the talk show host left for "The Tonight Show. Will The White Stripes be the first band to play O'Brien's new show on TBS this fall?
Cameras weren't allowed at the show, but some fans were sneaky:
Also, might stellastarr* ever perform for Coco? Their song, "My Coco," was used virally as part of the campaign to bring O'Brien back to TV. Stellastarr*, who performed a studio session for us at The Alternate Side last year, even blogged that they loved the video.