Here are selected music reviews from Goldmine’s June 2018 issue: from Ringo Starr reissues to Harvey Kubernik’s latest books.
This pair of books on the British rockers The Jam are nice complements to the 2015 memoir by Rick Buckler, The Jam’s drummer, which was titled ‘That’s Entertainment: My Life In The Jam.’
Den Davis, co-curator of The Jam’s About The Young Idea exhibition in Liverpool, discusses the exhibition, his collection of Jam memorabilia, and other topics in a Q&A.
The year in British music in 2015 was exceptional, featuring great works by Paul Weller, Blur, Noel Gallagher, and Adele, terrific retrospectives on The Jam, an excellent tour by The Who, and fantastic films chronicling the career of Amy Winehouse and Roger Waters’ concert version of The Wall.
New book is a must-read for anyone who loves the punk, New Wave and Mod music that came out of the UK in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Nicky Weller, the sister of The Jam’s frontman Paul Weller and co-curator of the exhibition on The Jam that is currently being held at London’s Somerset House, discussed the exhibition in an e-mail Q&A with Goldmine.
Goldmine Magazine’s Hall Of Fame inducts newly eligible Nirvana, classics Dinah Washington, Hank Ballard, Patsy Cline and Gene Vincent along with Jimmy Buffett and more
BBC 6 Music recently aired an excellent four-part special about The Jam. The four parts can now be heard on demand on the BBC 6 Music Web site. It is a must-listen for fans of The Jam.