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Our new book The Jam – The Day I Was There is now in production. Packed full of fans personal photos – we have only 500 copies of this limited edition hardback version all signed by Jam drummer Rick Buckler with the option of a personal dedication written in the book. You can pre order […]

Did you ever see The Jam live? We have a new book coming out The Jam – The Day I Was There which we are working on with Jam drummer Rick Buckler. If you were a fan and did see them and would like to share your story in the book then please send to […]

We are working on a new book with Rick Buckler. The Jam – The Day I Was There which is set to be published in December 2019 and we would like to hear from you. The book will tell the story of The Jam in the words of over 400 fans, with memories from the […]

Happy birthday to Paul Weller, born on 25th May 1958 who with The Jam had the 1980 UK No.1 single 'Going Underground' plus over 15 other UK Top 40 singles. With The Style Council the 1983 UK No.3 single 'Long Hot Summer', plus 14 other UK Top 40 singles). As a solo artist the 1995 […]

28th July 1973, The Watkins Glen outdoor summer jam was held outside of Watkins Glen, New York with The Allman Brothers Band, The Grateful Dead and The Band. Over 600,000 rock fans attended. Many historians claimed the event was the largest gathering of people in the history of the United States. 150,000 tickets were sold […]

It was just going to be a one day jam session. It turned out to be bigger than Woodstock. On July 28, 1973, “The Summer Jam” was held at the Watkin-Glen racetrack in upstate New York. The ‘Jam’ would feature the Allman Brothers Band, the Grateful Dead and The Band. It received the Guinness Book […]

It pretty much was the last of its kind. On April 6, 1974, California Jam, also known as Cal Jam was held at the Ontario Motor Speedway in Southern California. The concert featured: Rare Earth Earth, Wind & Fire The Eagles Seals and Crofts Black Oak Arkansas Black Sabbath Deep Purple Emerson, Lake & Palmer […]

25th February 1977, The Jam signed to Polydor Records UK for £6,000 ($10,200). They went on to have 18 consecutive Top 40 singles in the UK, from their debut in 1977 to their break-up in December 1982, including four No.1 hits. As of 2007, ‘That’s Entertainment’ and ‘Just Who Is the 5 O’Clock Hero?’ remained […]

Great to hear Rick Buckler on BBC Radio 2 with Johnnie Walker: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05wsjwv Rick Buckler remembers his time with The Jam, Rick Buckler, Johnnie Walker’s Sounds of the 70s – BBC Radio 2 The Jam drummer Rick Buckler tells Johnnie about his decade and time with band. Read it here

1st February 1965, At the Arthur Smith Studios in Charlotte, North Carolina, James Brown recorded ‘Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag’, which will reach No.8 on the Billboard Pop chart and No.1 on the R&B chart the following August and later win a Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blues Recording. More on James Brown: […]


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