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The Jam: Riding Waves And Setting Standards

Interview by Mike Stand, Smash Hits, 6 March 1980

WHEN I met Paul Weller I saw red. His shirt, his trousers, his pullover, his shoes – and I daresay his St. Michael Y-fronts – ...

Miles Davis: John Lydon, Nick Cave, Wayne Coyne, Iggy & More: My Favourite Miles Davis Album

Guide by John Doran, The Quietus, 5 October 2010

To celebrate the recent reissue of Bitches Brew, John Doran asked Iggy Pop, Jim Sclavunos, Jason Pierce, Mike Patton, Paul Weller and many other musicians ...

The Jam: Rickenbacker Rock: The Jam

Profile by Ira Robbins, Trouser Press, December 1978

Try calling Paul Weller of the Jam a punk rocker, and finds out how icy a cold stare can be. The intense young man who ...

Tom Waits: I Just Tell Stories For Money: Tom Waits

Interview by Sean O'Hagan, NME, 14 November 1987

SOMETIMES YOU CAN get a pretty good idea about someone's music just by checking out their appearance. If clothes maketh the man, they also speak ...

Style Council, The: The Style Council: My Ever Changing Moods (Geffen)

Review by Jon Young, Creem, July 1984

GRANTED, THAT Paul Weller is a talented guy who can concoct swell rock songs and crank out a pretty fair guitar lick. But the truth ...

The Style Council: The Cost Of Loving (Polydor)

Review by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 7 February 1987

A REMARKABLE fellow, this Paul Weller. It's a strange journey he's made over the last decade, but stranger still is that he's managed to take ...

Lewis Taylor: Jazz Cafe, London

Live Review by David Stubbs, Melody Maker, 14 September 1996

OH DEAR. Mick Talbot's here. Perhaps as an innocent punter, perhaps as an Emissary from Pope Paul Weller. My only fleeting concern with "white soul ...

Style Council, The: The Style Council: Internationalists (Geffen)

Review by Rob Tannenbaum, Musician, September 1985

LEADING THE Jam, Paul Weller was usually eloquent about the ineloquence of youth. Now he's an adult, and he's learned all about monetarism (it's bad) ...

The Jam Is Packed Off To America

Profile and Interview by Simon Frith, Creem, April 1980

THEY STARTED talking about clothes even before I left. They were discussing shirt makers. "Jermyn Street," was the consensus. "They will make silk up for ...

Paul Young: No Parlez

Review by Barney Hoskyns, NME, August 1983

SIMPLY FOR not being Kevin Rowland or Paul Weller or Martin Fry, Paul Young fully deserves his Number One. And 'Wherever' is more than a ...

The Jam: Setting Sons (Polydor)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, 10 November 1979

CHANGE. IT'S something Paul Weller wrote about on 'To Be Someone', that sour story on All Mod Cons about the kid who wanted to be famous and ...

Aerosmith: Unexpected Encounters With Rock Stars

Retrospective by Chris Charlesworth, Rock's Backpages, April 2009

THIS doesn't happen often, though I've actually bumped into Paul Weller once or twice unexpectedly (in Holland Park and also in the Surrey village of ...

Morrissey: Do You F***king Want Some?

Interview by Stuart Maconie, Q, September 1995

Morrissey's back in the ring with a violently good LP, Southpaw Grammar, and he's having a Cantona-styled pop at anyone in his path: Hugh Grant, ...

Jam, The, Smiths, The: The Smiths and The Jam: The Great English Rock Group

Comment by Iman Lababedi, Creem, March 1988

THE SMITHS broke up recently. No need for tears. The Smiths were a fine band, sure, but I doubt they made your life — and ...

Jam, The, Gun Club, The: The Jam, The Gun Club: Palladium, New York NY

Live Review by Karen Schlosberg, Trouser Press, September 1982

UNDER A WIDE banner that said "Trans-Global Unity Express," the Jam played an intense 80-minute set to a half-empty Palladium. Songwriter/guitarist Paul Weller, with his ...

Curtis Mayfield: Piccadilly Theatre, London

Live Review by Terry Staunton, New Musical Express, 25 October 1986

PAUL WELLER knows his place. Despite meaning a lot of things to a lot of people, he was more than reluctant to share the stage ...

Ocean Colour Scene: Marchin' Already

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, October 1997

OCEAN COLOUR SCENE stir mighty passions in the breasts of some — Paul Weller and Noel Gallagher being the conspicuous celeb celebrants — and leave ...

Traffic: Getting It Together In The Country

Retrospective and Interview by Paul Moody, Uncut, November 2008

Dust down the Tibetan Book Of The Dead and buy in the "apple yoghurt". In 1968, Traffic — four blazing talents of rock, R'n'B, jazz ...

Robert Wyatt: Triumph Of A Late Bloomer: Robert Wyatt

Interview by Robert Sandall, Daily Telegraph, 2 October 2003

CONTRARY TO THE impression given by the list of cool, metropolitan mates who play on his latest album - Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, Paul Weller, ...

Jam, The: The Jam: Sound Affects (Polydor PD-1-6315)

Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 26 April 1981

SPARE SOUND FROM THE JAM ...


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