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Performer: Cameo
Album: Word Up!
Country: US
Released: 1986
Style: Electro, Soul, Funk, Disco
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Word Up!" is a funk and R&B song originally recorded by American funk band Cameo in 1986. The song was written by band members Larry Blackmon and Tomi Jenkins. Its frequent airing, on American dance and R&B radio, as well as its MTV music video (in which LeVar Burton appears as a police detective trying to arrest the band), helped the single become the band's best known hit.

Shop Vinyl and CDs and complete your Cameo collection. I so love the A-side of this album that I barely know the B-side! Word Up, Back and Forth, but my favourite is Candy, amazing song!!

Word Up! is an album by American funk/R&B group Cameo, released in 1986. The album made Cameo one of the most successful bands of the 1980s and includes two of their biggest hit singles, "Word Up!" and "Candy". Tracks 1, 2, 3, 6 & 7 published by All Seeing Eye Music-Better Days Music. Tracks 4 & 5 published by All Seeing Eye Music-Better Days Music-Better Nights Music. Larry Blackmon – lead vocals, bass guitar, drums, percussion, backing vocals. Tomi Jenkins – lead vocals, backing vocals.

Oh! Yo, pretty ladies around the world Got a weird thing to show you So tell all the boys and girls Tell yo brother, yo sister And yo momma too 'Cause we're about to throw down And you'll know just what to do Wave your hands in the air Like you don't care Glide by the people as they

Word Up!" Yo, pretty ladies around the world Got a weird thing to show you so tell all the boys and girls Tell your brother, your sister and your mama too 'Cause we're about to throw down and you'll know just what to do. Wave your hands in the air like you don't care Glide by the people as they start to look and stare Do your dance, do your dance, do your dance quick, mama Come on, baby, tell me what's the word

John from Nashville, Tn"Word Up" was Cameo's first of two top 40 pop hits (the followup "Candy" was the other one). It served as the title tune to the group's first platinum album. Before this massive success, Cameo collected seven gold albums and several top 10 r&b hits. Don from Indianapolis, InAnother note, Cameo might have been calling out a rap group called "UTFO"

From the album Word Up!, "Word Up!" was Cameo's first US Top 40 hit, peaking at number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and spending three weeks at number 1 on the US R&B chart and one week at number 1 on the US Hot Dance Singles chart. In the UK, it spent 10 weeks in the top 40, peaking at number 3 on September 21, 1986. Besides being a commercial success, the track also earned critical acclaim from several publications. Word Up" was a colloquialism, popular in New York City and other US urban areas, that acted as an affirmation of what was said - a kind of a hipper "You Be. Blackmon said of the song: "It just sounded good, and it was before its time. You can play Word Up anyplace anywhere, and someone is going to be grooving and bobbing their head. Our sound was unique, as well.

Word Up!" is a funk/hip hop song originally written and recorded by Cameo.

Word Up! This song is by Cameo and appear. his song is featured in the video games DJ Hero and Lips: Party Classics. Yo, pretty ladies around the worldGot a weird thing to show you so tell all the boys and girlsTell your brother, your sister and your mama too'Cause we're about to throw down and you'll know just what to do.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Word Up
Written-By – L. Blackmon*, T. Jenkins*
4:15
A2 Candy
Written-By – L. Blackmon*, T. Jenkins*
5:32
A3 Back And Forth
Written-By – K. Kendrick*, L. Blackmon*, N. Leftenant*, T. Jenkins*
6:30
B1 Don't Be Lonely
Written-By – K. Kendrick*, N. Leftenant*, T. Jenkins*, W. Morris*
5:12
B2 She's Mine
Written-By – A. Matthews*, L. Blackmon*, N. Leftenant*
4:34
B3 Fast, Fierce & Funny
Written-By – L. Blackmon*, N. Leftenant*, T. Jenkins*
4:07
B4 You Can Have The World
Written-By – L. Blackmon*, N. Leftenant*, T. Jenkins*
4:36

Companies, etc.

  • Marketed By – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Produced For – Atlanta Artists Productions
  • Produced For – Atlanta Artists Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Quad Recording Studios
  • Recorded At – Counterpoint Studios
  • Recorded At – Power Station
  • Recorded At – Sound Ideas Studios
  • Mixed At – Quad Recording Studios
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound
  • Pressed By – RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Crispin Cloe*
  • Arranged By [Horns, Vocals] – Cameo
  • Arranged By [Horns, Vocals], Backing Vocals, Bass, Drums, Percussion, Producer, Lead Vocals – Larry Blackmon
  • Art Direction – Bill Levy
  • Backing Vocals – Nathan Leftenant, Willie Morris
  • Backing Vocals, Bass, Guitar – Michael Burnett
  • Backing Vocals, Guitar – Charlie Singleton
  • Backing Vocals, Lead Vocals – Tomi Jenkins
  • Backing Vocals, Saxophone – Melvin Wells
  • Bass – Aaron Mills
  • Coordinator [Direction] – David Krebs, Louis Levin , Steve Leber
  • Design – Paula Scher
  • Drum Programming – Sammy Merendino
  • Engineer – Jerry Soloman*, Larry Alexander, Matthew "Krash" Kasha*, Michel Sauvage
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Henry Falco
  • Guitar – Patrick Buchanon*
  • Keyboards – Bernard Wright, Eric Rehl, Kenni Hairston, Kevin Kendrick, Merv DePeyer*
  • Mastered By – José Rodriguez
  • Mixed By – Alan Myerson*, David Ogrin*, Eric Calvi, Matthew "Krash" Kasha*
  • Other [Clothes] – Jean Paul Gaultier
  • Other [Hair, Make-up] – John Dellaria
  • Other [Stylist] – Toyce Anderson
  • Percussion – Duduka Fonseca*, Giovanni Hidalgo
  • Photography By – Chris Callas*
  • Programmed By [Synclavier] – Peter Scherer
  • Saxophone – Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker
  • Tenor Saxophone – Arno Hecht
  • Trombone – Robert Funk*
  • Trumpet – Paul Litteral

Notes

"70" on labels denotes an RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis pressing, even though there is also a "53" in the rim text, which normally would denote a Hauppauge pressing.

Recorded at:
Quad City Recording Studios, N.Y. City
Counter Point Studio, N.Y. City
Power Station Studio, N.Y. City
Sounds Ideas Studio, N.Y. City

Mixed at:
Quad City Recording Studios, N.Y. City
Mastered at:
Sterling Sound, N.Y. City

Uptown Horns:
Crispin Cloe
Robert Funk
Arno Hecht
Paul Litteral
Bernard Wright

℗ © 1986 PolyGram Records, Inc.
Manufactured and marketed by PolyGram Records, Inc., 810 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York 10019.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 422-830265-1 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etched, except STERLING, A2 stamped): 422-830-265-1-A -RCA I STERLING A2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etched, except STERLING, A1 stamped): 422-830-265-1-B-RCA I STERLING I A1
  • Pressing Plant ID (On Labels): 70
  • Pressing Plant ID (On Label Rim Text ): 53

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
830 265-1 M-1, 422-830 265-1 M-1 Cameo Word Up! ‎(LP, Album, 53-) Atlanta Artists, Atlanta Artists 830 265-1 M-1, 422-830 265-1 M-1 US 1986
830 265-2 Cameo Word Up! ‎(CD, Album, RE) Mercury 830 265-2 US Unknown
830 265-2 M-1, 830 265-2 Cameo Word Up! ‎(CD, Album) Mercury, Mercury 830 265-2 M-1, 830 265-2 Europe 1986
R28C-2005 Cameo Word Up! ‎(LP, Album) Atlanta Artists, Casablanca R28C-2005 Japan 1986
830 265-1 Cameo Word Up ‎(LP, Album) Mercury, PolyGram Greece 830 265-1 Greece 1986

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Word Up
Written-By – L. Blackmon*, T. Jenkins*
4:15
A2 Candy
Written-By – L. Blackmon*, T. Jenkins*
5:32
A3 Back And Forth
Written-By – K. Kendrick*, L. Blackmon*, N. Leftenant*, T. Jenkins*
6:30
B1 Don't Be Lonely
Written-By – K. Kendrick*, N. Leftenant*, T. Jenkins*, W. Morris*
5:12
B2 She's Mine
Written-By – A. Matthews*, L. Blackmon*, N. Leftenant*
4:34
B3 Fast, Fierce & Funny
Written-By – L. Blackmon*, N. Leftenant*, T. Jenkins*
4:07
B4 You Can Have The World
Written-By – L. Blackmon*, N. Leftenant*, T. Jenkins*
4:36

Notes

℗ © 1986 PolyGram Records, Inc.
Made In Greece

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: AEPI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
830 265-1 M-1, 422-830 265-1 M-1 Cameo Word Up! ‎(LP, Album, 53-) Atlanta Artists, Atlanta Artists 830 265-1 M-1, 422-830 265-1 M-1 US 1986
830 265-2 Cameo Word Up! ‎(CD, Album, RE) Mercury 830 265-2 US Unknown
830 265-2 M-1, 830 265-2 Cameo Word Up! ‎(CD, Album) Mercury, Mercury 830 265-2 M-1, 830 265-2 Europe 1986
R28C-2005 Cameo Word Up! ‎(LP, Album) Atlanta Artists, Casablanca R28C-2005 Japan 1986
830 265-1 Cameo Word Up ‎(LP, Album) Mercury, PolyGram Greece 830 265-1 Greece 1986

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Word Up! (12" Version) 5:54
A2 Word Up! (7" Version) 4:15
B1 Word Up! (Instrumental) 4:15
B2 Urban Warrior
Written-By – B. Blackmon*, N. Leftenant*
4:55

Credits

  • Producer – Larry Blackmon
  • Written-By – Larry Blackmon, Tomi Jenkins

Notes

Manufactured & marketed in Australasia by PolyGram Records under licence.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
884 933-1 Cameo Word Up! ‎(12", Single) Atlanta Artists 884 933-1 US 1986
884-923-1 Cameo Word Up ‎(12", Maxi) Artisjus 884-923-1 Hungary 1986
884 933-7 Cameo Word Up! ‎(7", Single) Atlanta Artists 884 933-7 US 1986
PMS 2 Cameo Word Up ‎(7", Single) Mercury PMS 2 Canada 1986
884 933-7 Cameo Word Up! ‎(7", Single) Mercury 884 933-7 Europe 1986
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