The History of Joe Jackson’s Stylish Debut, ‘Look Sharp!’
The British New Wave was in full flower during the late '70s, offering listeners a brash grab bag of sounds that combined punk, ska and pop -- seemingly disparate elements that blended particularly smoothly in the grooves of Joe Jackson's debut LP, 'Look Sharp!'
35 Years Ago: Joe Jackson Band Goes Out With a Bang on ‘Beat Crazy’
Always restless, Joe Jackson made no apologies for taking an abrupt stylistic turn with 'Beat Crazy,' released in October 1980. In fact, it would be the first of many.
How Joe Jackson Returned to His Past on ‘Night and Day II’
Having spent the first two decades of his career trying something different with nearly every new album, Joe Jackson then revisited his biggest success.