- Jack the Ripper (song)
:"for other uses, see
Jack the Ripper fiction"Infobox Single
Name = Jack the Ripper
Cover size =
Screaming Lord Sutch
B-side = "Don't You Just Know It" (UK)
"I'm a Hog For You" (Germany)
Released = Start date|1963|03
Format = 7"
Recorded = Holloway Road
Genre = Rock 'n' Horrorcite web
title= Screaming Lord Sutch: Sutch's Life
Length = 2:48
Label = Decca
F 11598 (UK 7")
DL 25202 (Germany 7")
Writer =Stacey, Hagen, Symonds
Last single = "
Good Golly Miss Molly"
This single = "Jack The Ripper"
Next single = "She's Fallen In Love With A Monster"
Misc ="Jack the Ripper" is a song by English musician
Screaming Lord Sutch, released as a 7" single in the UK and Germany in 1963 on Decca. It was produced by Joe Meekand recorded in his Holloway Road studio in Islington, England. The song was banned by the BBC upon its release.
"Jack the Ripper" is two minutes and forty-eight seconds long, in the key of
B-flat major, and 4/4 time.
The song begins with the sound of footsteps and a woman screaming, followed by a rendition of the "Danger Ahead" motif by the guitar and drum kit, accompanied by a ghoulish moan from Screaming Lord Sutch. The song itself is a
three-chord song, with a vamp played by guitar and bass, with accompaniment by piano and drum kit, which is repeated throughout.
Screaming Lord Sutch– singer
* Roger Mingay –
* Ken Payne –
* Andy Wren –
* Pete Newman –
Carlo Little– drum kit
Joe Meek– producer
* In 1986, Canadian garage punk band
The Gruesomescovered the song and released it on the "Jack the Ripper" EP.
* Detroit rock duo
The White Stripeshave performed a cover of "Jack the Ripper" live, incorporating the guitar riff from the " Peter Gunn" theme by Henry Mancini. [cite web
title= 6.1 The ever growing list of cover songs
work= SECTION 6 - SONG INFO
publisher= [http://www.whitestripes.net whitestripes.net]
* In 2006, English garage rock band
The Horrorscovered the song for the B-side of their debut single, " Sheena Is a Parasite", later included on their 2006 debut EP, " The Horrors EP". A rerecorded version was later included on their 2007 debut album, " Strange House".
The Fuzztones(1993), The Vice Principals(2000), Casey Jones and the Govenors, The Revillos, The Phantoms
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