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In The Crowd: Images of The Jam Paperback – 17 May 2013

by Derek D' Souza  (Author)

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The "Jam": Our Story Paperback – 1 Jan 1993

by Rick Buckler and Bruce Foxton

77 Sulphate Strip: The year that changed music: An Eyewitness Account of the Year That Changed Everything Paperback – Illustrated, 15 Jun 2007

by Barry Cain  (Author)

Boy About Town Paperback – 14 Aug 2014

by Tony Fletcher  (Author)

Thick as Thieves: Personal Situations with The Jam Paperback – 20 Sep 2012

by Stuart Deabill  (Author), Ian Snowball (Author)

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That's Entertainment: My Life in the Jam (Paperback) – 11 May 2015

Rick Buckler's autobiograpghy signed by Rick Buckler.

 

Rick Bucklers autobiography is the first from a member of The Jam. Rick tells The Jam story from growing up in Woking through their formation in 1972 and tells of the band's early years before signing to Polydor records. He provides a year by year account of The Jam's progress whilst describing what it was like being a part of the music industry during the 70's and 80's and some of the characters who he met along the way including the Ramones, John Enwistle, Sid Vicious, Blondie, Boy George and Paul McCartney. Rick shares his own experiences and thoughts about what it was like to be in one of the UK's most successful bands who spent a great deal of time recording, performing and touring. Following The Jam's split in 1982, Rick gives a candid account of how he coped and his subsequent relationship with Paul and Bruce. All three members of The Jam stayed within the music industry and Rick takes the reader through his years in Time UK and various other bands he started, The Gift/From The Jam. A must read for any Jam fan.

£15.00

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2017 will be the 40th anniversary of The Jam's first 2 albums 'In The City' and 'This Is The Modern World'. In this graphic novel The Jam's drummer Rick Buckler tells the story of the bands evolution from the early days up until the end of 1977.

 

This is a collectable book and a must have for any Jam fan as it is limited to just 1000 paperback copies  all hand numbered and signed by Rick Buckler.

 

Published in October 2017.

£25.00

 

 

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Dead Straight Guide to The Jam 

Paperback and Hardback – 23 Oct 2017

by Rick Buckler (Author), Ian Snowball (Contributor)

Signed by Rick Buckler

Rick Buckler talks us through the formation of The Jam and their early days - being signed by Polydor, their first No 1 record, the video shoots, tours and beyond. Buckler also picks the 50 greatest Jam tracks and tells us how they were written, recorded and the stories behind every one of these classic songs. This book also critiques every Jam studio album as well as listing every Jam tour, The Jam on TV, Awards, video locations and more.

Love with a Passion Called Hate 

Paperback (Author Sean Egan) Apr 2018

THE JAM WERE THE RUNTS WHO BECAME KINGS. Initially derided by New Wavers for being uncool suburbanites, Paul Weller, Bruce Foxton and Rick Buckler unexpectedly proceeded to fulfil every promise ever made by punk as they took social protest and cultural authenticity to the top of the charts. The three-piece from Woking, Surrey racked up 18 hits, among them the timeless likes of In the City, Down in the Tube Station at Midnight, Going Underground and Town Called Malice. Their classic albums included Setting Sons and Sound Affects. Yet their musical excellence was only the half of it: they prided themselves on remaining accessible to their fans, disdaining Americanisation and spurning commercial compromise. Although it was a blow to their army of followers, their split at the end of 1982 was hailed as the perfect illustration of their integrity: a bowing out at the top, regardless of financial temptation. Their story, though, was more complicated and sometimes less honourable than how it appeared from the outside, with the group’s vaunted values contrasted by private recrimination and duplicity. Sean Egan has spoken to a raft of insiders to provide the definitive Jam biography. Via access to recording producers, music label staff and all three members of the Jam, he has uncovered the full truth about a remarkable band.

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