Former Detroit haircut and hit-maker Jack White
gets named ambassador to Nashville. The honor is real-deal worthy according to Music City mayor Karl Dean
, who presented the award to White on Record Store Day outside his Third Man Records spread. Jerry Lee Lewis
(with Jim Keltner
, Steve Cropper
) played the event.
Each year the Nashville resident who has brought "the most international attention to the Nashville music industry over the past year," is bestowed the Music City Ambassador Award. Read the full piece in the The Tennessean.