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The Black Keys



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Hometown: Akron, OH (USA)

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The Black Keys are a blues–rock duo consisting of Daniel Auerbach (vocals and guitar) and Patrick Carney (drums) from Akron, Ohio. The band's name was inspired by an artist friend of the band in Akron with schizophrenia, who used the term "black keys" to describe people who weren't quite right. A double meaning lies in the fact that the black keys of a piano comprise a pentatonic minor scale when starting on E flat, which is often associated with blues and rock music.


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The Black Keys / Arctic Monkeys Live in St. Louis

The Black Keys / Arctic Monkeys

Live in St. Louis (2012)

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The Black Keys Rubber Factory

The Black Keys

Rubber Factory (2004)

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The Black Keys/The Cuts live in Chicago

The Black Keys/The Cuts

live in Chicago (2004)

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