The Jam

The 1,000 Greatest Songs of the 1980s – 390 to 381

By Steve Crawford | June 29, 2019

It’s a song that says don’t be crushed

The 1,000 Greatest Songs of the 1980s – 630 to 621

By Steve Crawford | May 1, 2019

caustic but impassioned polemic about Thatcherism

rock nyc’s Tenth Anniversary Celebration: Power To Paul Weller by Mike Nessing

By Mike Nessing | February 18, 2019

a band that can get it done

Be Here Now: New Albums Reviewed For 10-30-15 – 11-5-15

By Iman Lababedi | October 30, 2015

Five years in the life, starting with an 100 Club gig recorded for US radio, followed by a 1978 liver circa the second album, around the time I saw them and was left than thrilled, the third album is the All Mod Cons tour, which I missed and is the highlight of the album, the fourth album and you have “Start” and “Eton” in the repertoire in 1980 Newcastle, and in 1982 at Wembley the superstars roll out stuff from The Gift. What a great way to put together a career spanner. It’s simple, if you love the Jam you will flip out over these beautifully recorded live songs. ALBUM OF THE WEEK – A

10 Songs: October 22nd, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | October 22, 2015

I Got By In Time – The Jam – The second song off their first album, the trio were considered soft at the time, but what it is is a speedy variant on the Who -like the Who without the r&b jones… or the drummer – A

Rhonda's Top 100 Songs Of The 1980s

By Rhonda Shore | December 11, 2013

Ah, the 1980s…foremost was the effect that the economic policies of Margaret Thatcher had on British bands, epitomised most obviously by the Specials’ “Ghost Town” and less obviously by a slew of other songs