New Irish Jack book

Brian Cady brianinatlanta2001 at
Mon Feb 18 06:50:15 CST 2008

>From HotPress:

New Frank & Walters book to be published

Two Leeside legends for the price of one is the deal as Who acolyte ‘Irish’ Jack Lyons pens a new tome about The Frank And Walters entitled A Renewed Interest In Reading.                                                                                                                            The man who inspired the character of Jimmy in Quadrophenia and was further immortalised by Roger Daltrey & Co. on ‘Happy Jack’, Lyons, a postman, first encountered the Franks when he delivered letters to the communal house they were living in. 

A close friendship ensued, with Jack present at all their landmark gigs including some spectacularly rowdy nights in Sir Henry’s! has it as a Oct. 2007 release and unavailable:

But it is available from the publisher:


-Brian in Atlanta

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