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At home with Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Screamin' Jay Hawkins (performer)
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At home with Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Title
At home with Screamin' Jay Hawkins
Performer
Screamin' Jay Hawkins 1929-2000
Publisher
Hoodoo, 2019
1 cd
Playing time
01:10:25
EAN
8436559466455
CDR
JAX7771
Placing suggestion
70 - Blues (NBLC) J2 - Blues, gospel en spirituals (Flemish music schema)

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About Screamin' Jay Hawkins

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Jalacy "Screamin' Jay" Hawkins (July 18, 1929 – February 12, 2000) was an American singer-songwriter, musician, actor, film producer, and boxer. Famed chiefly for his powerful, operatic vocal delivery and wildly theatrical performances of songs such as "I Put a Spell on You", he sometimes used macabre props onstage, making him an early pioneer of shock rock. He received a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his performance in the 1989 indie film Mystery Train.

Early life

Hawkins was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. At the age of 18 months, Hawkins was put up for adoption and shortly thereafter was adopted and raised by Blackfoot Indians. Hawkins studied classical piano as a child and learned guitar in his 20s. In a 1993 interview, Hawkins recounts telling his music tutor,

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