Articles tagged the jam

18 May 2016 // 1:00 PM

The Jam - “Town Called Malice” (Singles Going Steady Classic)

"Town Called Malice" is Paul Weller's love letter to soul music, and it's a damn flawless one.

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The Truth: A Step in the Right Direction: Singles, Demos, BBC Live (1983-1984)

Mining the R&B/Mod terrain of the early 1980s, the Truth was an attempt to fill a void left by the Jam. A new collection captures the band in its earliest form, doing what it did best back then.

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The Story of the Jam, a Band That Had the Sense to Break up on Time

It's a great time to be a fan of The Jam and this 2015 documentary is but one reason why. Now issued with a full live concert from 1980, you can't lose.

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‘A Town Called Malice’: What’s Happened to Working-Class Music?

Is it possible that the very idea of the working class doesn't exist in popular music today -- as if it's been erased?

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The Jam: About the Young Idea: The Very Best of the Jam

You can dock About the Young Idea a point for its lack of marketing vision, but the Jam were as good as three-and-a-half minutes or less gets.

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Paul Weller: Saturns Pattern

This is not just serviceable "craft" meant to keep the fans happy; this is magic that's up for grabs to all.

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21 Oct 2012 // 10:18 PM

Jamming the Pistols

While the Sex Pistols were specifically designed to cause havoc, the Jam started as a community hall dance band, doing watered-down Beatles covers and Motown standards for disinterested pub-goers and overboozed wedding guests.

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20 Unsung Music Videos from the 1980s

PopMatters begins a new series examining at the widespread emergence of music video in the 1980s. From major artists like the Clash, David Bowie, and U2 to less famous brethren such as Haysi Fantayzee and Grandmaster Caz, these are the unsung videos from that decade that might have missed your attention the first time around.

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Paul Weller: Wake Up the Nation

With his 10th solo album, Wake Up the Nation, Paul Weller demonstrates not only his perennial songwriting prowess, but also his incredible endurance as an artist.

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20 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Paul Weller: 22 Dreams

The Modfather's ninth solo album just happens to be the most rewardingly eclectic of his storied career.

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10 Apr 2003 // 10:00 PM

	The Jam: The Sound of the Jam

Simply put, the Jam were quite possibly the greatest band that America ever missed out on. Coming as part of the first wave of British

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"Rock Never Dies" Takes Shots at Celebrity Culture In a Surprisingly Effective Episode

// Channel Surfing

"Season 12's best episode yet isn't perfect, but well-done, with an excellent swan song performance by Rick Springfield.

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