latest news: the 1988 line-up will be back together for a very special duke of wellington reunion at pendlebury british legion on october 14th with salford jets, the trend and fast cars.

CDs available here:
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---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- joined in January 1986. mad jacks was the self proclaimed "biggest pub band in the world".

six piece power rock band playing original songs by pete brooke and jack danson all over the north of england.

won metro radio's " the act" 1986 with a prize of sixteen track recording equipment.

recorded and released four albums sold at gigs - plus the infamous 'mis-takes' tape compiled by the late terry welsh.

also recorded tracks with the legendary martin hannett that have never been released.

vincent naylor duncan sykora danny kneale jack danson mike collinge peter brook

notoriety followed this larger than life band which lasted until the end of the decade when jack danson went on 'stars in their eyes' as rod stewart and found a new career path.

1987 video click here

listen to 'route to goal' by mad jacks travelling circus

 

mad jacks travelling circus

 

 

manchester international poster 1986

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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