"I Know Jack" as written by and Dave Mustaine....
I served with Jack Kennedy
I knew Jack Kennedy
Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine
Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy

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"I Know Jack" as written by Dave Mustaine

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    General CommentActually it's a quote. In 1988 Dan Quayle, George Bush Part 1's vice-president, compared himself to Jack Kennedy. Lloyd Bensen, who was running with Dukakis, said that about what Quayle had just said. It's one of the most famous political lines ever.
    Sunny Day Believeron June 29, 2005   Link
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    General CommentHas to be about Teddy Kennedy. Mustaine, ebing heavily into politics probably realizes that TK has done nothing to strengthen the Kennedy name, and thus the line "Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy "
    Tarrant7575on March 04, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti rekon the riff is cool
    Metal_Up_Ya_Ass_Jayon August 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is the only track on TSHF that I skip consistently. Its not like "Shadow of Deth", leading into the next song...it just feels out of place.
    fortheloveon February 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThanks Sunny Day Believer, I found that out after watching a movie in which that part of Lloyd Bensons speech was used. I immiediately thought of what I'd written here with some embarrasment.
    Tarrant7575on March 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti wish it was longer the riff is cool
    deadly666on September 15, 2008   Link

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