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On November 28, 1980.


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”.


  • 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


On February 18, 1978.

Sham 69- tell us the truth

On February 18, 1978, “Sire” label released “Tell Us the Truth”album by Sham 69. The first side of the album was recorded live in concert while the other was recorded in the studio, and was produced by Jimmy Pursey and Peter Wilson.


  • Jimmy Pursey- vocals, producer, liner notes
  • Dave Parsons – guitars, liner notes
  • Dave Treganna – bass guitar
  • Mark “Dodie” Cain – drums
  • Steve Hammonds – project coordinator
  • Jo Mirowski – art direction, design
  • Alwyn Clayden – package design
  • Martyn Goddard, Barry Plummer – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Pursey and Dave Parsons

Live side

  1. We Got A Fight
  2. Rip Off
  3. Ulster
  4. George Davis Is Innocent
  5. They Don’t Understand
  6. Borstal Breakout

Studio side

  1. Family Life
  2. Hey Little Rich Boy
  3. I’m A Man, I’m A Boy
  4. What About the Lonely?
  5. Tell Us The Truth
  6. It’s Never Too Late
  7. Who’s Generation!