Jim Skafish

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Jim Skafish was the frontman of Skafish and one of the biggest names in the Chicago punk/prepunk/newwave/whatever scene before 1980. Though his name isn't well known beyond members of the scene, Jim Skafish is certainly one of the forefathers of the Chicago punk movement.


  • Well known WXRT DJ Bobby Skafish is Jim's first-cousin.
  • His name is pronounced SKAY-FISH and therefore has nothing to do with Ska music
  • Works as a psychic
  • Released a Christmas album, his first in 14 years, in 2006

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