The Jam

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Born: 11/30/1971

Filmography

Music (11)

Reprise 2008 (Movie)

("Set The House Ablaze") (Song Performer)

Mama's Boy 2007 (Movie)

("The Modern World") (Song Performer)

American Dreamz 2006 (Movie)

("That's Entertainment") (Song Performer)

Stranger Than Fiction 2006 (Movie)

("That's Entertainment") (Song Performer)

The Matador 2005 (Movie)

("A Town Called Malice") (Song Performer)

Wonderland 2000 (Movie)

("Happy Together") (Song Performer)

Dad Savage 1998 (Movie)

("Going Underground") (Song Performer)

Whatever 1998 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Whatever 1998 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

National Lampoon's European Vacation 1985 (Movie)

("A Town Called Malice") (Song Performer)

Valley Girl 1983 (Movie)

("A Town Called Malice") (Song Performer)

Milestones

1982

Announced breakup with farewell single "Beat Surrender"

1982

Released R&B-influenced The Gift

1979

Released concept album Setting Sons

1977

Released debut album In the City

Known for such albums as "Compact Snap" and "The Sound Of The Jam"

Bonus Trivia

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Paul Weller's father, John Weller, acted as The Jam's manager throughout Paul's stint with the band.

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The Jam distinguished themselves from punk rock bands of the era by wearing tidy suits, a stark visual contrast to the tattered clothing of the punk scene.

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The band's singles "That's Entertainment" and "Just Who Is the 5 O'Clock Hero?" ranked as the United Kingdom's top selling import singles of all time.

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The Jam never reunited following their split, though Weller and Foxton mended their decades-long feud after the deaths of their father and wife, respectively.

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