Chart Position: 3

  • 124 on Rolling Stone magazines list of 500 greatest songs
  • Written by Bill Wyman and Mick Jagger
  • Lead vocals: Mick Jagger
  • Guitar: Keith Richards and Brian Jones
  • Backing vocals: Jimmy Miller and Keith Richards
  • Keyboards: Bill Wyman and Ian Stewart
  • Produced by Jimmy Miller
  • Recorded in London U.K.
  • The name Jack Flash was inspired by a gardener named Jack Dyer
  • Jack Flash is referenced in Don McLean’s ‘American Pie (1971) “Jack Flash sat on a candlestick”
  • Later recorded by Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (1968), James Last (1968), Ventures (1968), Thelma Houston (1969), Alex Harvey (1969), Hal Singer (1969), Moog Machine (1969), Amanda Shankar (1970), Johnny Winter (1971), Marcia Hines (1975), Peter Frampton(1972), Flamin’ Groovies (1974), Leon Russell (1973), Tritons (1973), Buffalo (1979), Aretha Frankin (1986), Replacements (1985), Primeval Unknown (1990), Alex Chilton (1996), Rodney Crowell (1997), Cinderella (1996), Four Tops (1999), Iron Cross (1999), 386 DX (2000), Mystic Eyes (2001), Danni Carlos (2008), Pumk Jones (2009), Giant Sand (2011), Nick Swisher (2011), Krokus (2017) and many others

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