The Jam remains one of the definitive bands of the “Mod” and punk scenes. In this new interview with drummer Rick Buckler, we get his take on their songwriting, his books — and the spin-off band keeping those hit songs alive.
The English Beat got us up and moving in a whole new way. In just a few short years, they morphed into not one, but a few great ’80s bands. Got a favorite iteration?
Jim Beviglia’s book “Playing Back the 80s” shares fascinating details about some of this decade’s best songs, including John Lennon’s comeback track “Starting Over.”