Irwin Thomas

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Irwin Thomas
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Irwin Thomas in 2009
Background information
Birth name Irwin Thomas
Also known as Jack Jones (Southern Sons)
Born (1971-01-06) 6 January 1971 (age 44)
Genres Rock, hard rock, pop rock, alternative
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Gotham Records
Associated acts Southern Sons, Electric Mary, She Said Yes, Dweezil Zappa

Irwin Thomas (born 6 January 1971) is an Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist who was formerly billed as Jack Jones, as the lead vocalist in the 1990s Australian band Southern Sons, originally known as "The State", Jones toured with John Farnham during his Chain Reaction concert tour in 1990/91 as Lead Guitarist and was also featured on the album of the same name

Thomas was born in Manhattan, New York City, his father Jack Good (born as Irwin Thomas Whittridge) was a Hollywood film actor and broadway performer, and his mother a folk singer and dancer, he immigrated to Australia when he was 10, after his tenure with Southern Sons, he reverted to his birth name of Irwin Thomas in 2000, working with Ahmet Zappa in LA and with Garry Beers of INXS he has released music as a solo artist, first for BMG and then as an independent artist with the first fully-fledged album billed as Irwin Thomas, "The Evolution of Irwin Thomas" appearing in 2002. In 2004 he was also been involved with Melbourne band Electric Mary; he is also currently involved in a band called She Said Yes, led by Tania Doko, the former lead singer of Bachelor Girl.[citation needed]. He was previously married to New Zealand born Australian actress Rebecca Gibney from 1992-1995.


Released in Australia through John Farnham's Gotham Records label


  • The Evolution of Irwin Thomas (2002)


  • "Get Up and Get Out of Your Mind" (2002)

Released Independently through and Independent Artists Company


  • Made In China (2007)


  • Let's Go (2006)
  • Get Your Radio On (2006)
  • I Can't Wait [2006)
  • Into Trouble (2006)
  • Peace Now (2006)
  • Disconnected (2009)



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