Ram Jam

Ram Jam

Ram Jam

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Top Songs

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Black Betty
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Let It All Out
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Hey Boogie Woman
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Keep Your Hands on the Wheel
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Right on the Money

Albums

  • Dancehall Queen

    Feb 2019 • 1 song

  • The Very Best Of Ram Jam

    Feb 1990 • 20 songs

  • Ram Jam

    Jun 1977 • 10 songs

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  • Ram Jam

  • Biography

    The members of Ram Jam were Bill Barlett (former lead guitarist of the Lemon Pipers), Pete Charles (drummer), Myke Scavone (lead singer), and Howie Arthur Blauvett, who sang with Billy Joel in two earlier groups (the Hassles and El Primo). Ram Jam's only hit, "Black Betty," created quite a stir when Epic Records released it. The recording session was the brainstorm of Barlett and bubblegum producers Jerry Kasenetz and Jeff Katz. Two civil rights groups, the N.A.A.C.P. and C.O.R.E., called for a boycott of the song, claiming it insulted black women. Despite the controversy, it ...

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