"The good times are killing me"

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The Jam United Kingdom 

The best album by The Jam is All Mod Cons which is ranked number 564 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3,786.

The Jam is ranked number 230 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 10,474.

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The Jam best albums

The following albums by The Jam are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

All Mod ConsUnited Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1978Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 1978:10Rank Score:3,786
Rank in 1970s138Overall Rank:564
Average Rating:  79/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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2.

Setting SonsUnited Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1979Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 1979:18Rank Score:2,673
Rank in 1970s187Overall Rank:781
Average Rating:  79/100 (209 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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3.

Sound AffectsUnited Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1980Appears in:139 charts
Rank in 1980:20Rank Score:2,109
Rank in 1980s153Overall Rank:965
Average Rating:  79/100 (206 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.

Snap!
Compilation
United Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1983Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1983:46Rank Score:508
Rank in 1980s507Overall Rank:3,082
Average Rating:  80/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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5.

In The CityUnited Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1977Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1977:55Rank Score:494
Rank in 1970s608Overall Rank:3,148
Average Rating:  76/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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6.

The GiftUnited Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1982Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1982:63Rank Score:381
Rank in 1980s619Overall Rank:3,841
Average Rating:  73/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

This Is The Modern WorldUnited Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1977Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1977:69Rank Score:357
Rank in 1970s752Overall Rank:4,057
Average Rating:  71/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

The Very Best Of The Jam
Compilation
United Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1997Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 1997:263Rank Score:93
Rank in 1990s2,458Overall Rank:11,912
Average Rating:  82/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Extras
Compilation
United Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1992Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1992:404Rank Score:30
Rank in 1990s4,547Overall Rank:22,363
Average Rating:  77/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Dig The New BreedUnited Kingdom The Jam
Year of Release:1982Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1982:363Rank Score:21
Rank in 1980s3,555Overall Rank:25,435
Average Rating:  75/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 230

This may not be a complete discography for The Jam. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Jam best tracks

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1.That's Entertainment
(from the album Sound Affects)
 89/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.Going Underground
(from the album Snap!)
 88/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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3.Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
(from the album All Mod Cons)
 86/100 (66 votes)
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4.Town Called Malice
(from the album The Gift)
 86/100 (37 votes)
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5.Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
(from the album Snap!)
 84/100 (19 votes)
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6.The Eton Rifles
(from the album Setting Sons)
 84/100 (53 votes)
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7.Town Called Malice
(from the album Snap!)
 84/100 (31 votes)
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8.In The City
(from the album In The City)
 84/100 (31 votes)
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9.Start!
(from the album Sound Affects)
 83/100 (47 votes)
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10.Eton Rifles
(from the album Snap!)
 83/100 (18 votes)
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11.Ghosts
(from the album The Gift)
 82/100 (14 votes)
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12.Girl On The Phone
(from the album Setting Sons)
 82/100 (40 votes)
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13.The Butterfly Collector
(from the album Extras)
 82/100 (8 votes)
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14.In The Crowd
(from the album All Mod Cons)
 82/100 (42 votes)
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15.English Rose
(from the album All Mod Cons)
 82/100 (55 votes)
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16.To Be Someone (Didn't We Have A Nice Time)
(from the album All Mod Cons)
 82/100 (45 votes)
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17.Thick As Thieves
(from the album Setting Sons)
 82/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.That's Entertainment [Demo Version]
(from the album Snap!)
 82/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.David Watts
(from the album All Mod Cons)
 81/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Little Boy Soldiers
(from the album Setting Sons)
 81/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The Jam ratings

Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 49 votes)
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75/100
03/12/2017 06:37
74/100
 
95/100
02/28/2017 23:36
89/100
 
80/100
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67/100
 
100/100
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80/100
08/01/2016 18:01
74/100

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From LittleM1971 03/29/2015 23:22
Undervalued on this site, especially by our American cousins. Read somewhere that Weller & The Jam combined have only sold something like 300,000 records in the States.
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65/100
From skelter54 05/21/2013 14:11
A good band
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95/100
From marfol 09/15/2012 12:36
The Jam is the best Brit band from the post-punk era. Paul Weller is a musical genious and a great lyricist!!!
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90/100
From jojoexile 07/06/2011 14:46
They will always define youth...and Weller meant it when he declared "and those golden faces are under 25" in 1977...then he brilliantly split the band before his 25th birthday...thus no need for a talisman...he preserved the band...were as important as the clash and NEVER compromised...aah, the glory days and sweet birds...
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85/100
From Captain_Dude 07/05/2011 22:46
Let the snot run down your nose, play your instrument with fierce conviction and kick in your amplifier...just make sure you wear a jacket and tie when you do it.
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