When Conan O’Brien said goodbye to Late Night last year, his buddies The White Stripes appeared to play live and wish him well on the show’s final eipsiode. So after Conan’s brief sojourn to The Tonight Show, it only makes sense that his return to a comfort zone — this time to basic cable on TBS’s Conan — would come complete with a christening appearance by White. O’Brien joined the modern day guitar god, sharing vocal duties for a rollicking duet of Eddie Cochran’s classic “20 Flight Rock.” Check out White’s time on the couch with Conan below.
And just for kicks, the pair’s star turn in Michel Gondry’s video for “The Denial Twist,” from The White Stripes’ 2005 album Get Behind Me Satan:
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 9, 2010