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Paul Weller

The Jam, Paul Weller: The Paul Weller Interview

Interview by Chris Salewicz, The Face, May 1982

AS PAUL WELLER says, in the mid-1960s the original spirit of Mod implanted itself into the soul of young Britain with a self-nurturing, almost religious ...

The Jam, Paul Weller, The Style Council: Paul Weller: Last Man Standing

Interview by Paul Lester, Uncut, December 1998

"YOU SHOULD WRITE THAT LETTER," Paul Weller' is telling his press agents, Pippa Hall and Jane Wilkes of Monkey Business PR, referring to a particularly ...

The Jam: The Revolution Will Start When Paul Weller Has Supped His Pint

Interview by Paul Morley, NME, 3 November 1979

"I WOULDN'T say I'm a very articulate person, but I seem to be able to articulate when I write lyrics..." ...

The Jam: A Mod At 20

Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 20 January 1979

Hope I die before I get old? The Jam's Paul Weller knows he can't write teenage anthems any more. HARRY DOHERTY sympathises. ...

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 – ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Jam: Jam Springs Eternal

Report and Interview by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 17 December 1977

DOWN IN WOKING at three o'clock in the afternoon the Modern World seems miles away. Outside it's icy cold, but in number 44, with the ...

The Jam: All Mod Cons

Review by Dave Schulps, Trouser Press, February 1979

IT HAS TAKEN the Jam merely three albums to go from a young band with a lot of energy and a love for mod-era rock'n'roll ...

The Jam: Brighton Centre, Brighton

Live Review by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, 2 October 1982

I WASN'T exactly willing to be converted but I was willing to be entertained. ...

The Jam: This Is The Modern World

Review by Mick Farren, NME, 5 November 1977

SO THIS is the modern world. I'm glad they told me. For an instant I'd thought I'd been transported back to 1965. Flashback on flashback ...

The Jam: This Is The Modern World

Review by Robot A. Hull, Creem, April 1978

QUICKIE QUIZ – The Jam is a throwback band that most closely resembles one of the following: (a) 3 Dog Night (b) The Who (c) ...

The Jam, Or, How To Not Break In America (Because You Don't Want To)

Interview by Chris Salewicz, Creem, March 1981

ON A DAMP, dank Sunday lunchtime the three pasty-faced, unhealthy-looking members of the Jam sit in an uncomfortably functional room in a nondescript London hotel ...

The Jam: Sound Affects (Polydor)

Review by Don Snowden, New York Rocker, March 1981

SOUND AFFECTS finds the Jam stretching out, once again successfully staying off the (seemingly) inherent limitations of a three-piece lineup. ...

The Jam: Fair Deal, Brixton, London

Live Review by Barney Hoskyns, NME, 20 March 1982

"See me walking around – I'm the boy about town that you've heard of..." ...

The Jam: In The City

Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 14 May 1977

I HEARD the Jam's single 'In The City' on the radio the other day. The bass came roaring up from the mix and through the ...

The Jam: Jam: Maximum New Wave

Report and Interview by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 5 March 1977

PEOPLE TRY TO put us down just because we sound like The Who. ...

The Jam: All Mod Cons

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 28 October 1978

THIRD ALBUMS generally mean that it's shut-up-or-get-cut-up time: when an act's original momentum has drained away and they've got to cover the distance from a ...

The Jam, Ocean Colour Scene: Steve Cradock on Jam tribute album Fire and Skill

Interview by Kit Aiken, Uncut, October 1999

KA: What did The Jam mean to you? ...

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