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The Jam
The Jam in concert in Newcastle during their Trans-global Unity tour in March 1982.[1]
Background information
Origin Woking, Surrey, England
Genres Punk rock, mod revival, New Wave[2][3][4]
Years active 1972–1982
Labels Polydor
Associated acts The Style Council, From the Jam, Time UK, Sharp
Past members Paul Weller
Bruce Foxton
Rick Buckler
Steve Brookes

The Jam was an English rock band formed in Woking, Surrey in 1972. The members were Paul Weller (guitar, vocals), Bruce Foxton (bass guitar, vocals), and Rick Buckler (drums). Having come out of from the short Punk movement they went on to become one of the UK's top bands. They had four number one hits which were Going Underground, Start!, Town Called Malice and Beat Surrender.

The Jam disbanded in 1982. Lead singer Paul Weller went on to have hits with The Style Council during the remainder of the 1980s. During the 1990s he had a successful solo career.