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The Jam

Massively successful British band who helped usher in both the punk movement and the mod revival of the late 70s. Though they never really caught on in America (understandably, as their music and image was saturated in Briticism), they were extremely successful in Britain, bringing punk to the mainstream. The group released a series of peerless albums in their short career, capitulated by the trinity o. All Mon Cons (1978), Setting Sons (1979) and Sound Affects (1981). Lead vocalist and songwriter Paul Weller, despite his band's massive success and his mainstream appeal, ...read more

Massively successful British band who helped usher in both the punk movement and the mod revival of the late 70s. Though they never really caught on in America (understandably, as their music and image was saturated in Briticism), they were extremely successful in Britain, bringing punk to the mainstream. The group released a series of peerless albums in their short career, capitulated by the trinity o. All Mon Cons (1978), Setting Sons (1979) and Sound Affects (1981). Lead vocalist and songwriter Paul Weller, despite his band's massive success and his mainstream appeal, decided to disband the group at the peak of thei. success in 1982. Their final studio album, The Gift was their first #1 in the UK. despite being ravaged critically. At present, the Jam are recognised as required listening for punk, post-punk, new wave, mod revival, and pop music. « hide

Similar Bands: Paul Weller, Buzzcocks, The Style Council, The Small Faces, The Lambrettas

LPs
The Gift
1982

3.6
27 Votes
Sound Affects
1980

4.2
83 Votes
Setting Sons
1979

4.1
64 Votes
All Mod Cons
1978

4.1
86 Votes
This Is The Modern World
1977

3.3
32 Votes
In The City
1977

3.7
55 Votes
Live Albums
Live Jam
1993

4.2
5 Votes
Compilations
The Very Best Of The Jam
1999

3.8
4 Votes
Greatest Hits
1991

4.7
3 Votes
Snap!
1983

4.6
11 Votes

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