White, along with Nick Sheppard, was one of the guitarists recruited by The Clash to replace Mick Jones when he left the band in 1983. He toured with the band, but only made a minimal appearance on the album Cut the Crap. The band finally split up in 1986.
Vince White has dedicated his whole life to music, specializing in all blues-based forms of music, rock, country. old-school to contemporary. Over the last several years he has shared the stage with many of his guitar-playing heroes, including BB King (3 times), Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter, Jimmie Vaughan, Robben Ford, Dick Dale, Lou Ann Barton, Pointer Sisters, Macy Gray, Berlin, The Motels, Ian Hunter, Robben Ford, Leon Russell, John Mayall, and many others.
In 2007, White wrote his account of the final tumultuous years of The Clash, titled Out of Control: The Last Days of The Clash published by Moving Target books. He is currently an artist living in Notting Hill, west London.