The Jam Fire & Skill The Jam Live 1977 to 1982

Fire & Skill: The Jam Live is a box-set of live recordings by The Jam.

It is a collection of six full concert recordings, one for each year they were together:

  • 100 Club in London on September 11 1977,
  • Music Machine on March 2, 1978,
  • Reading University in February 16, 1979,
  • Newcastle City Hall in October 28, 1980,
  • Hammersmith Palais in December 1981,
  • Wembley Arena in December 1982.

This exciting live box-set is due to be released October 30,  2015.

Previously we’ve been limited to the two live multi-year live compilation albums from the band – Dig The New Breed and Live Jam – together with the live in session and in concert Live At The BBC. Some tracks from the 1982 Wembley concerts have appeared as bonuses on re-releases of the Snap and The Gift.

The Jam Fire & Skill The Jam Live

Songs On The Jam Fire & Skill The Jam Live

CD 1 At The 100 Club, London – September 11, 1977

1. I’ve Changed My Address
2. Carnaby Street
3. The Modern World
4. Time For Truth
5. So Sad About Us
6. London Girl
7. In The Street Today
8. Standards
9. All Around The World
10. London Traffic
11. Heat Wave
12. Sweet Soul Music
13. Bricks And Mortar
14. In The City
15. Art School
16. Back In My Arms Again
17. Slow Down
18. In The Midnight Hour
19. Sounds From The Street
20. Takin’ My Love
21. In The City (encore)

CD 2 At The Music Machine, London on March 2, 1978

1. The Modern World
2. London Traffic
3. I Need You
4. The Combine
5. Aunties And Uncles
6. Standards
7. Here Comes The Weekend
8. Sounds From The Street
9. News Of The World
10. London Girl
11. In The Street Today
12. Bricks And Mortar
13. In The Midnight Hour
14. Carnaby Street
15. All Around The World
16. Slow Down
17. News Of The World (Sound-check)

CD 3 At Reading University – February 16, 1979

1. The Modern World
2. Sounds From The Street
3. Away From The Numbers
4. All Mod Cons To Be Someone
5. It’s Too Bad
6. Mr Clean
7. Billy Hunt
8. In The Street Today
9. Standards
10. Tonight At Noon
11. Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
12. News Of The World
13. Here Comes The Weekend
14. Bricks And Mortar / Batman
15. The Place I Love
16. David Watts
17. Heat Wave
18. ‘A’ Bomb In Wardour Street

CD 4 At Newcastle City Hall – October 28, 1980

1. Intro
2. Dreamtime
3. Thick As Thieves
4. Boy about Town
5. Monday
6. Going Underground
7. Pretty Green
8. Man In The Corner Shop
9. Set The House Ablaze
10. Private Hell
11. Liza Radley
12. Dreams Of Children
13. The Modern World
14. Little Boy Soldiers
15. But I’m Different Now
16. Start!
17. Scrape Away
18. Strange Town
19. When You’re Young
20. The Eton Rifles
21. Billy Hunt
22. Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
23. To Be Someone
24. ‘A’ Bomb In Wardour Street
25. David Watts

CD 5 At Hammersmith Palais, London – December 14, 1981

1. The Gift / Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
2. Man In The Corner Shop
3. Ghosts
4. Absolute Beginners
5. Town Called Malice
6. Set The House Ablaze
7. That’s Entertainment / Tales From The River Bank
8. Precious
9. Happy Together
10. In The Crowd / David Watts
11. Boy About Town
12. Pretty Green
13. Funeral Pyre
14. Circus
15. Going Underground
16. Big Bird
17. Little Boy Soldiers

CD 6 Wembley Arena, London – December 2, 1982

1. Start!
2. It’s Too Bad
3. Beat Surrender
4. Away From The Numbers
5. Ghosts
6. In The Crowd
7. Boy About Town
8. Get Yourself Together
9. All Mod Cons
10. To Be Someone
11. Smithers-Jones
12. The Great Depression
13. Precious
14. Move On Up
15. When You’re Young
16. David Watts
17. Private Hell
18. Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
19. Mr Clean
20. Trans-Global Express
21. Going Underground
22. The Butterfly Collector
23. Dreams Of Children
24. The Gift

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