Jack White Buys Busker a New Guitar After It Was Smashed by Passerby

Jack White came to the rescue of a young musician who lost his guitar in an unfortunate way.

26-year-old Matt Grant explained to CNN that he was busking on the streets of Edinburgh, Scotland earlier this week, when he was confronted by an angry woman who grabbed his guitar and smashed it. Without the funds to buy himself a new one, Grant set up a crowdfunding page.

Grant went on to note that by the next day, he had raised £4,000 (about $5,200), which was more than enough to purchase a new guitar. But when he got to the store, he was met with an incredible surprise.

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The staff told him that he had a call from a “third party,” which turned out to be White’s manager, because the White Stripes star heard about … Read the rest