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The Jam

The Jam were quite simply the best band ever. Paul Weller on lead vocals and guitar and the main song writer. Bruce Foxton bass and Rick Buckler on drums. Some of their best songs, in my opinion, were "In the City", "Down in the Tube Station at Midnight", "Pretty Green", "Thick as Thieves", "Saturday's Kids", "That's Entertainment", "Going Underground", "Town Called Malice"... I've no room to go on. Excellent live or on vinyl but if you have to go for CD or download you wont be disappointed.


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Do You Remember The Jam?

Do You Remember The Jam?

  • Anonymous user
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    Without doubt THE greatest band of all time. Between '77 and '82 they were the soundtrack to my life. All Mod Cons is the perfect album. Weller will always be a Legend. "We are the Mods.............."
  • Anonymous user
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    Oh wow The Jam! best ever, went to sad final gig at Brighton Centre in 82 with no ticket but they let us all in anyway, Paul although still a class act never reached this peak of songwriting again, hey I recently finished "The Modfather" by David Lines, if you've not read it and you like me lived and breathed The Jam then go for it, many a good memory evoked for me. Thye only band to not put singles on the albums, do you remember? Going Underground/ Strange Town/ When You're Young/ Funeral Pyre etc etc, how many money grabbing no talent bands would do that nowadays??!!
  • Anonymous user
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    yes i used to play 45s single record of the jam back in the 80s when i was a mods! what a lovely mods group to play for us...still have tht albums,singles record......
  • The Droog
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    Rick and Bruce are touring again as The Jam and good luck to them but in my opinion there can be on Jam without Paul Weller.
  • Anonymous user
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    Definately the Greatest Band that ever was. The songs live on some 20-25 years later, and don't seem to be out of place. Timeless. Weller's songs of youth, idealism, and sometimes realism touched the hearts of so many fans, that he seemed like the only person who could understand where they were coming from. You don't really realise how BIG the band was, until you stop to think about it. 17 Hit Singles, 6 Studio Albums, 4 Number 1 singles (when Number 1 was a "proper" achievement), first band to go straight in at Number 1 for 7 years! First band to play both their Double A-Side tracks on the same edition of Top of the Pops since The Beatles! Two Singles to enter the Top 40 purely on Import sales, one making the Top 10! Finally, in 1982, after the split, all Singles were re-released, and all entered the Charts again! This was how successful The Jam were, and what makes them untouchable. Now, 23 years since The Jam split, Paul Weller received a Lifetime Achievement Award at The Brits 2006. An Award well deserved!
  • Anonymous user
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    By far the best group of my lifetime! Did any body see Eastenders recently when the Mitchell brothers were listening to the Jam in their Range Rover? Great Music I wanted to be Bruce Foxton
  • Anonymous user
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    This Band was by far the best band of the late 70s/early 80s with Loads of hits Going underground, Start, thats entertainment, town called Malice, sadly they broke up in 84 but as we know there lead singer Paul weller was going to go on and on! Who remembers wearing the Parka with the target on the back!