Screaming Jay Hawkins

Screaming Jay Hawkins

Screaming Jay Hawkins

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I Put a Spell On You [Alternate Take]
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I Put a Speel on You
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Little Demon
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Frenzy

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Screaming Jay Hawkins

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Screamin' Jay Hawkins was the most outrageous performer extant during rock's dawn. Prone to emerging out of coffins on-stage, a flaming skull named Henry his constant companion, Screamin' Jay was an insanely theatrical figure long before it was even remotely acceptable. Hawkins' life story is almost as bizarre as his on-stage schtick. Originally inspired by the booming baritone of Paul Robeson, Hawkins was unable to break through as an opera singer. His boxing prowess was every bit as lethal as his vocal cords; many of his most hilarious tales revolve around Jay beating the ...
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