|This biographical article relies too much on references to primary sources. (January 2008)|
Irwin Thomas in 2009
|Birth name||Irwin Thomas|
|Also known as||Jack Jones|
|Born||6 January 1971|
|Genres||Rock, hard rock, pop rock, alternative|
|Associated acts||Southern Sons, Electric Mary, She Said Yes, Dweezil Zappa|
Irwin Thomas (born 6 January 1971) is an Australian singer and guitarist who was formerly known as Jack Jones, as the lead vocalist in the 1990s Australian band Southern Sons. Jones toured with John Farnham during his Chain Reaction tour in 1990/91 as Lead Guitarist and was also featured on the album of the same name
Jones was previously married to New Zealand born Australian actress Rebecca Gibney during 1992-95, which ended in divorce. Since reverting to his birth name of Irwin Thomas he has released music as a solo artist, first for BMG and then as an independent artist. Since 2004 he has also been involved with a Melbourne band called 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.
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 myspace.com 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)
- McFarlane, Ian (1999). "Whammo Homepage". Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-86508-072-1. Retrieved 8 February 2010. Note: Archived [on-line] copy has limited functionality.
- Spencer, Chris; Zbig Nowara, Paul McHenry with notes by Ed Nimmervoll (2002) . The Who's Who of Australian Rock. Noble Park, Vic.: Five Mile Press. ISBN 1-86503-891-1.  Note: [on-line] version established at White Room Electronic Publishing Pty Ltd in 2007 and was expanded from the 2002 edition.
- "Who's who of Australian rock / compiled by Chris Spencer, Zbig Nowara & Paul McHenry". catalogue. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 8 February 2010.