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Artist:The Jam
Label:  Polydor
Catalogue:POSP 69 / 2059 158
Date:17 Aug 1979
Chart Position:17
Collection:  I Own It     I Want It 
Community:118 Own
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AThe JamWhen You're YoungPaul WellerVic Coppersmith-Heaven, The Jam9.0  Rate
BThe JamSmithers-JonesBruce FoxtonVic Coppersmith-Heaven, The Jam8.7  Rate


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2nd Jan 2014
 Thanks for the info. Haven't got that 45 at all so goodness knows how I came by the insert and no record.

a p mac
2nd Jan 2014
 should have been with this one

1st Jan 2014
 Picture deleted by moderators as requested

2nd Dec 2012
 My copy is a glossy sleeve too, but mine is the 1983 re-issue.

1st Dec 2012
 I have two copies of this single, one is in a 'glossy' sleeve the other is 'matt'. I purchased the 'glossy' version as soon as it was released, so perhaps the 'matt' version is a later issue?

20th Nov 2012
 Many thanks, James and Al. I've asked for this to be amended.

20th Nov 2012
 Release date was Friday 17th August. The 25th was the w/e of it's first chart entry.

Producer Al
20th Nov 2012
 25 Aug 79 was the date it entered the charts, so the release date will have been at least a week earlier.

20th Nov 2012
 Can anyone confirm whether or not August 25 was the correct release date? I remember buying my copy from Rumbelows in Reading, and I still have the till receipt tucked in the sleeve which bears the date '17 VIII 79'.

14th Mar 2012
 Has to be one of the greatest B sides of all time, not to mention surely the best Jam song not by Paul Weller. Having taken on Ray Davies on his own pitch with "David Watts", "Smithers-Jones" sees the Jam playing Ray Davies at home, as it were...

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Linked Releases

Germany - Metronome - 1979

Ireland - Polydor - 1979

Spain - Polydor - 1979

Japan - Polydor - 1981

UK - Polydor - 2006



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