Interesting more for its sample-and-scatter philosophy than the thick Scottish brogue with which Drummond tries to emulate Run-D.M.C., The History of the JAMs a.k.a. the Timelords takes no prisoners: Dave Brubeck's familiar saxophone riff from "Take Five" is looped onto the James Brown-style jam "Don't Take Five (Take What You Want)," Whitney Houston "guests" on the hilarious "Whitney Joins the JAMs" (a dry run for the later, actually live, appearance of Tammy Wynette), and assorted other stars of the past also make appearances (including the Beatles, MC5, Jimi Hendrix, and Petula Clark). Aside from the novelty tracks -- which wear as thin as their production values -- this is the only available KLF full-length containing "Doctorin' the Tardis," perhaps the most popular sports anthem ever recorded .
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AllMusic Review by John Bush