The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu

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The earliest incarnation of the Bill Drummond/James Cauty collaboration that had most success as the Kopyright Liberation Front (KLF). The name comes from the Robert Anton Wilson & Robert Shea books, "The Illuminatus! Trilogy". The Justified Ancients of Mummu (JAMs) were the underground (underwater!) anarchist collective spearheaded by Hagbard Celine, who fights the Illuminati from a golden submarine, the Leif Ericson. In the book, Mu is another name for the vanished Atlantis and Lemuria. Drummond was involved in the stage production of "Illuminatus!" in 1976.
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Albums

JAMS LP 1 1987 What The Fuck's Going On? — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu 1987 What The Fuck's Going On? (Album) KLF Communications JAMS LP 1 UK 1987 Sell This Version
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JAMS LP 2 Who Killed The JAMs? — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu Who Killed The JAMs? (Album) KLF Communications JAMS LP 2 UK 1988 Sell This Version
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PVC M25DVD07 The M25 Spin 2007 — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu AAA* / The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu AAA* / The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu - The M25 Spin 2007(DVDr, DVD-V) Positive Void Communications, Gimpo Technologies PVC M25DVD07 UK 2007 Sell This Version
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DPR 023 2023 — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu 2023(23xFile, MP3, 192) Dead Perch Recordings DPR 023 UK 2017
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Singles & EPs

JAMS 27 T Down Town — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu Down Town KLF Communications JAMS 27 T UK 1987 Sell This Version
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JAMS 24T Whitney Joins The J.A.M s — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu J.A.M s* Whitney Joins The J.A.M s KLF Communications JAMS 24T UK 1987 Sell This Version
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JAMS 23 T All You Need Is Love — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu All You Need Is Love KLF Communications, The JAMs JAMS 23 T UK 1987 Sell This Version
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TVT 4045 Burn The Beat — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The JAMs* A.K.A. The Timelords The JAMs* A.K.A. The Timelords - Burn The Beat (Single) TVT Records TVT 4045 US 1988 Sell This Version
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JAMS 028 T It's Grim Up North — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu It's Grim Up North (Single, Maxi) KLF Communications JAMS 028 T UK 1990 Sell This Version
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BFFP 146 What Time Is Love — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The JAMs* What Time Is Love(CDr, Single, TP) Blast First BFFP 146 UK 1997 Sell This Version
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DPR 023 2023 - The Audiobook — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu 2023 - The Audiobook (Single) Dead Perch Recordings DPR 023 UK 2017 Sell This Version
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GVSCFOF11 Whitney Joins the JAMs (Demo Mix 2) — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The JAMs* Whitney Joins the JAMs (Demo Mix 2)(CDr, Single, Ltd) Positive Void Communications GVSCFOF11 UK Unknown Sell This Version
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GVSCFOF10 Whitney Joins the JAMs (Demo Mix 1) — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu Whitney Joins the JAMs (Demo Mix 1)(CDr, Single, Ltd) Positive Void Communications GVSCFOF10 UK Unknown Sell This Version
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Compilations

JAMS LP 3 Shag Times — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu Shag Times (Comp, MiniAlbum, EP) KLF Communications JAMS LP 3 Italy 1988 Sell This Version
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VPK1 6797 The History Of The Jams Aka The Timelords — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu Aka The Timelords The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu Aka The Timelords - The History Of The Jams Aka The Timelords (Comp, Album) TVT Records VPK1 6797 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
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TOCP-7404-6 This Is What The KLF Is About II — The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The KLF / The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu The KLF / The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu - This Is What The KLF Is About II (Single, Comp, Maxi) KLF Communications, DJ: TOCP-7404-6 Japan 1992 Sell This Version

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ClaireSweet

ClaireSweet

February 21, 2021
Really worth reading their book - "How to have a Number One - The Easy Way" - It should be free to read on the internet as no Kopyright! :)
bubcentral

bubcentral

February 11, 2021
Amazing how much mythology these guys have. Admittedly they were at the forefront of initially sampling as music (along with MARRS, Coldcut, Bomb the bass etc) samplers back then had a max of a few seconds storage. Next with the KLF they were at the forefront of Trance and Stadium house music (something that band's like Pendulum and The Prodigy had major success with.)
Thankfully they split or rather left the music industry when they knew their time was up and to continue would just mean churning out the same thing over and over again.
A massive place in history.
Lots of mythology created by themselves and fans rumours. Sadly missed but of their time.
bubcentral

bubcentral

September 24, 2020
Discography timeline here a little messed up. All you need is love should come first, then the Whitney single then Downtown.
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pyenapple

pyenapple

February 15, 2012
Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty were the finest artists of the latter half of the 20th century. Not just musicians, Artists. Music can't contain the scope of what they accomplished in this world.

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