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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