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On November 28, 1980.

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On November 28, 1980, “Polydor” label released “Sound Affects”, the fifth Jam studio album. It was recorded June – October 1980, and was produced by The Jam and Vic Coppersmith-Heaven. The album cover art is a pastiche of the artwork used on various Sound Effects records produced by the BBC during the 1970s. “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 487 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Paul Weller – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Bruce Foxton – bass, vocals
  • Rick Buckler – drums
  • Paul Cox – photography
  • Martyn Goddard – cover art, photography
  • Bill Smith – design
  • Pennie Smith – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller except where noted.

  1. Pretty Green
  2. Monday
  3. But I’m Different Now
  4. Set the House Ablaze
  5. Start!
  6. That’s Entertainment
  7. Dream Time
  8. Man in the Corner Shop
  9. Music for the Last Couple – Rick Buckler, Bruce Foxton, Paul Weller
  10. Boy About Town
  11. Scrape Away

 

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On November 18, 1977.

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On November 18, 1977, “Polydor” label released “This Is the Modern World”, the second Jam studio album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Chris Parry and Vic Smith. The front cover photography was by Gered Mankowitz.

Personnel:

  1. Paul Weller – guitar, keyboards, vocals
  2. Bruce Foxton – bass, vocals
  3. Rick Buckler – drums
  4. Bill Airey Smith – art direction, design, original sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller, except where noted.

  1. The Modern World
  2. London Traffic – Bruce Foxton
  3. Standards
  4. Life from a Window
  5. The Combine
  6. Don’t Tell Them You’re Sane – Bruce Foxton
  7. In the Street Today – Paul Weller, Dave Waller
  8. London Girl
  9. I Need You (For Someone)
  10. Here Comes the Weekend
  11. Tonight at Noon
  12. In the Midnight Hour – Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett

On November 3, 1978.

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On November 3, 1978, “Polydor” label released “All Mod Cons”, the third Jam album. It was recorded July – August 1978, at “RAK” and “Eden Studios” in London, and was produced by Vic Coppersmith-Heaven and Chris Parry. In 2000,  “Q”  magazine  ranked “All Mod Cons” at number 50 in its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”, in 2013, “NME” magazine ranked it at number 219 in its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Paul Weller – guitar, piano, harmonica, vocals
  • Bruce Foxton – bass, vocals
  • Rick Buckler – drums, percussion
  • Gregg Jackman, Roger Bechirian, Vic Coppersmith-Heaven – soundboard engineer
  • Peter Schierwade, Phil Thornalley- assistant engineer
  • Peter “Kodick” Gravelle – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller, except where noted.

  1. All Mod Cons
  2. To Be Someone (Didn’t We Have a Nice Time)
  3. Clean
  4. David Watts – Ray Davies
  5. English Rose
  6. In the Crowd
  7. Billy Hunt
  8. It’s Too Bad
  9. Fly
  10. The Place I Love
  11. ‘A’ Bomb in Wardour Street
  12. Down in the Tube Station at Midnight

On May 20, 1977.

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On May 20, 1977, “Polydor” label released “In the City”, the debut Jam studio album. It was recorded in March 1977, at “Stratford Place” in London, and was produced by Vic Smith and Chris Parry.

Personnel:

  • Paul Weller- guitars, vocals
  • Bruce Foxton- bass, vocals
  • Rick Buckler- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller, except where noted.

  1. Art School
  2. I’ve changed My Address
  3. Slow Down – Larry Williams
  4. I Got By in Time
  5. Away from the Numbers
  6. Batman Theme – Neal Hefti
  7. In the City
  8. Sounds from the Street
  9. Non-Stop Dancing
  10. Time for Truth
  11. Takin’ My Love
  12. Bricks and Moral

 

On March 12, 1982.

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On March 12, 1982, “Polydor” label released “The Gift”, the sixth and final The Jam studio album. It was recorded October 1981 – 1982, and was produced by Peter Wilson, Paul Weller, Bruce Foxton, Rick Buckler.

Personnel:

  • Paul Weller- guitar, vocals, design, art direction
  • Bruce Foxton– bass
  • Rick Buckler- drums, percussion
  • Pete Wilson- keyboards
  • Keith Thomas, Steve Nichol – brass

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller except where noted:

  1. Happy Together
  2. Ghosts
  3. Precious
  4. Just Who Is the 5 O’Clock Hero?
  5. Trans-Global Express
  6. Running on the Spot
  7. Circus (Bruce Foxton)
  8. The Planner’s Dream Goes Wrong
  9. Carnation
  10. Town Called Malice
  11. The Gift