Roaring Jack Songs - Covers

Photo: Roaring Jack live at Adelaide University, February 1989. © Justine Thomas.

Here is a list of songs Roaring Jack played which were written by modern day songwriters.

Biko (Peter Gabriel) [very early in Roaring Jack's career!]

Crooked Jack (Dominic Behan)

Dirty Old Town (Ewan MacColl)

Jack Dandy (The Men They Couldn't Hang)

A New England (Billy Bragg)

Sally MacLennane (The Pogues)

To Have and to Have Not (Billy Bragg)

Walk in the Room (Jackie DeShannon, or as Alistair Hulett used to introduce it: 'That great Irish rebel and political folk singer, Jackie DeShannon')

Wall of Death (Richard and Linda Thompson)

Email me if you can think of any others!

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