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Just Jack: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 11 November 2009

IT IS POSSIBLE THAT if Jack Allsopp had picked a stage name with a bit more brio — Barnstorming Jack, say — he might have fulfilled early predictions of Streets-style success. Then again, maybe not. "Just" suits this London singer/MC, who's so unprepossessing that he greeted us with: "I don't know what to say, man."

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