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The Eton Rifles

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  1. Eton Rifles are a five piece energetic band from Yorkshire & Lancashire, playing the sounds of the Mod,Ska & New Wave revival of the late 70's early 80's, with a bit of Northern Soul thrown in.
  2. Written in the Weller family’s holiday caravan at Selsey Bill (of ‘Saturday’s Kids’ fame), ‘The Eton Rifles’ is driven by an imaginative, thundering bass line complemented by Buckler’s tight machine-gun drumming and Weller’s clashing, double-tracked Rickenbacker.
  3. 'The Eton Rifles' captured both Paul Weller's growing talent as a songwriter and the raw power of his band the Jam, and gave the group their first top 10 hit. At the vanguard of the British punk movement, before leading the late-'70s/early-'80s mod revival, the Jam enjoyed massive success in the UK, courtesy of loud, hard-edged, no.
  4. "The Eton Rifles" was the only single to be released from the album Setting Sons by The dadidesinlielapulmangmutirotbeds.coinfoed at Townhouse studios and released on 26 October , it became the band's first top ten hit in the UK Singles Chart, peaking at No. 3. [1] It is also the only official Jam single for which a video was not recorded. Contents. Lyrics; David Cameron; Reception.
  5. Oct 08,  · “The Eton Rifles” was written by Paul Weller in response to a news account about a street brawl that took place in Slough, in between “Right To Work” marchers and the upper class students who were members of the Eton College Combined Cadet Force, colloquially known as the Eton Rifles.
  6. Aug 02,  · The Modul8tors playing a cover of Eton Rifles live from Drybrook Rugby Club on 1st August
  7. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Eton Rifles on Discogs. Label: Polydor - POSP 83,Polydor - • Format: Vinyl 7 The Jam - The Eton Rifles /5().

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