On April 29, 1977 The Jam released its debut single "In the City" b/w "Takin' My Love". It would be the first of 18 consecutive singles to enter the UK Top 40, peaking at #40 as a matter of fact. A wordy Tony Wilson presents The Jam below:
In the same way The Ramones sped up The Beach Boys and garage rock sounds of the 60's , The Jam sped up the mod rock sounds of The Who, Small Faces and The Kinks. Watch below as The Jam race through the B side "Takin My Love".