Jump Up Records

Each year Jump Up Records release a vinyl EP of selected Speicalized tracks.

JUMP UP RECORDS is based in Chicago – we’ve released Boss Caribbean Sounds: ska, reggae, rock steady, and calypso – since the fall of ’93. We’ve released music every year of our existence, totaling over 125 releases. Limited Edition vinyl and cassettes our specialty. Vintage Caribbean Music by Modern Artists.
We’re now at 100+ releases – and we continue because we LOVE this music! We’re on the radio every week on WLUW-FM 88.7

2016 Gifted
Side A 1. MEOW MEOWS “Down At The Tube Station At Midnight” 2. RUDE BOY GEORGE “Town Called Malice” 3. KING HAMMOND “I Got By In Time” 4. THE VALKYRIANS “Beat Surrender” 5. PRESSURE TENANTS “Strange Town” 6. ERIN BARDWELL COLLECTIVE “English Rose” Side B 1. THE AMPHETAMEANIES “Funeral Pyre” 2. LOS CHICKLETS “Saturday’s Kids” 3. THE CROMBIES “Girl On The Phone” 4. BIG FAT PANDA “In The City” 5. THE SKAPONES “Smithers Jones” 6. THE BIG “Start” 7. LYNVAL GOLDING & CONTRA COUP “Tales Of The Riverbank”

2016 One Heart
JUMPTCT09 : Akasha w/ Charley Organaire “One Cup Of Coffee” / The Skatalites feat Doreen Shaffer “Nice Time”, Pressure Tenants “Judge Not” / Calypso Joe “Stir It Up”
JUMPTCT10: The Crombies “Hooligans” / The Equators “Pimper’s Paradise”
The Skapones (UK) “Midnight Ravers” / Annabella Lwin (of Bow Wow Wow) “Cheer Up”

2015 Combat Cancer
JUMP7TCT8 features 4 tracks: 1) Gigantor featuring Lynval Golding “I Fought The Law” 2) The Spammed featuring Horace Panter of The Specials, Rat Scabies of The Damned Neil Innes of The Rutles fame, actor/comedian Kevin Eldon “Tommy Gun” 3) Pressure Tennants “Police & Thieves” 4) Nick Welsh & Susan Cadogan “Bankrobber” (Live N’ Loose)
2014 Mad Not Cancer
JUMP7TCT5 is the white vinyl single pictured featuring an amazing version of “Night Boat To Cairo” by US legends Bim Skala Bim featuring Dave Hillyard Of The Slackers, the flip sees King Hammond with w/ a nutty rendition of “Bread & Breakfast Man”. Ltd 250.
JUMP7TCT6 is the yellow vinyl single pictured, a killer 4 track EP with The Hotknives “Razorblade Alley”, Crabs Corporation “The Opium Eaters”, The Values Feat Neil Innes & Bedders “Madness” and all-star US 80s covers ska act Rude Boy George doing “Driving In My Car”. Ltd 250

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