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Everyone has to make a living, which probably explains Irish dates in May for two ex-members of The Jam trading under the name “(from) The Jam”. As Paul Weller has no intentions of doing a Police and rejoining his former …

Fri, Apr 20, 2007, 09:27

   

Everyone has to make a living, which probably explains Irish dates in May for two ex-members of The Jam trading under the name “(from) The Jam”.

As Paul Weller has no intentions of doing a Police and rejoining his former band-mates, Bruce Foxton and Rick Butler have decided to go on tour using the Jam moniker. To be honest, “Foxton and Butler” sound more like a firm of estate agents.

The Jam without Weller joins The Doors – touring without Jim Morrison – as another ham-fisted, cynical and depressing example in how to squeeze a cash-cow. Our advice? Avoid