The Jam – That’s Entertainment (1981)

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“That’s Entertainment” is a 1980 song by British punk-mod revivalist group The Jam from their fifth album, Sound Affects.

Although never released as a domestic single in the UK during the band’s lifetime, “That’s Entertainment” nonetheless charted as an import single (backed by a live version of “Down in the Tube Station at Midnight”), peaking at No. 21. It was given its first full UK release in 1983 and peaked at No. 60. A second reissue in 1991 also made the top 50.

The song remains one of the two all-time biggest selling import singles in the UK, alongside The Jam’s “Just Who Is the 5 O’Clock Hero?”, which hit the charts at number eight as an import in 1982.

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