This name has been used by more than one artist.
1. An English Folk-Rock band.
2. An American Punk band. 1. Jack the Lad were a folk rock (or electric folk) band from north-east England. The band was formed in 1973 by three former members of the most successful band of the period from the region, Lindisfarne. Jack the Lad moved from the progressive folk rock of Lindisfarne into much more traditional territory and were in the mid-1970s something of a northern counterpart to bands like Fairport Convention.