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The Hotel Yorba is a real hotel. It is located in a run-down section of Detroit on Lafayette Boulevard, near a bus station. Jack White grew up in Detroit and heard rumors about the hotel when he was growing up.
This was the first UK hit for the White Stripes. Even though they were from America, it they were embraced in England first. At the time, Jack and Meg White, who make up the group, were telling people they were brother and sister. After a while, it was learned that they are not related and were married for a while.
Address of the Hotel Yorba: 4020 Lafayette Boulevard in Detroit. (thanks, Bertrand - Paris, France)
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Eric Kretz of Stone Temple Pilots
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