Ram Jam (LP)

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Ram Jam
Ram Jam (LP)

[ Music On Vinyl / LP ]

Release Date: Friday 2 February 2018

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Ram Jam was an American rock band formed in New York City in 1977. The band consisted of Bill Bartlett (guitar), Howie Arthur Blauvelt (bass), Pete Charles (drums), and Myke Scavone (lead vocals). Their debut album Ram Jam was also released in 1977. The first track on the album, the single "Black Betty", is Ram Jam's best known song.

Despite some controversy due to the lyrics of the song, it went to #7 on the UK singles chart in September 1977 and reached the top 10 in charts around the globe.

Other highlights of the album are "Keep Your Hands on the Wheel", a stomping, driving-themed rocker in the vein of Bachman-Turner Overdrive, and "Overloaded", a swinging rocker built on a taut bassline and a catchy, cowbell-driven chorus.

The album also features "Too Bad on Your Birthday," a mid-tempo rocker with a sing-along chorus that was later revived by Joan Jett.


Side A
1. Black Betty
2. Let It All Out
3. Keep Your Hands On The Wheel
4. Right On The Money
5. All For The Love Of Rock N' Roll

Side B
1. 404
2. High Steppin'
3. Overloaded
4. Hey Boogie Woman
5. Too Bad On Your Birthday