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EP41 - Martyn Goddard - Photographer - Jam Sessions - “In echoed steps you walk across an empty dream…”

June 8, 2021

This week, photographer Martyn Goddard takes us through his Jam archives.

For avid consumers of Jam vinyl in the late seventies and early eighties, Martyn Goddard’s photographs need little introduction. His images appear on the cover of their first album, In The City, and their fifth, Sound Affects.

In between, his photos ere used on the front covers of a flurry of picture sleeve singles: “All Around The World”,“The Modern World”, “News of The World”, “David Watts/ ‘A’ Bomb in Wardour Street”, “Down in the Tube Station at Midnight”, and finally “Strange Town”.

We dive into his personal recollections, and his shoot journals, where he recorded the dates of his studio sessions - and hear a bunch of memories from working with The Jam.

Find out more on Jam Sessions - Photographs by Martyn Goddard - the new limited edition book - at


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