Screamin' Jay Hawkins
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.
Birth and Death Data: Born July 18th, 1929 (Cleveland), Died February 12th, 2000 (Neuilly-sur-Seine)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1966
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||117676||7/8/1966||I'm not made of clay-1 ; I'm not made of clay||Screamin' Jay Hawkins||vocalist|
|Decca||117677||7/8/1966||All night-1 ; All night||Screamin' Jay Hawkins||vocalist|
|Decca||117678||7/8/1966||Mountain jive-1 ; Mountain jive||Screamin' Jay Hawkins||vocalist|
|Decca||117679||7/8/1966||I'll be there-1 ; I'll be there||Screamin' Jay Hawkins||vocalist|
|Decca||118364||12/29/1966||I put a spell on you||Screamin' Jay Hawkins||vocalist|
|Decca||118365||12/29/1966||Two can play this game||Screamin' Jay Hawkins||vocalist|
|Decca||118366||12/29/1966||Shattered||Screamin' Jay Hawkins||vocalist|
|Decca||118367||12/29/1966||You're an exception to the rule||Screamin' Jay Hawkins||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hawkins, Screamin' Jay," accessed February 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/320475.
Hawkins, Screamin' Jay. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/320475.
"Hawkins, Screamin' Jay." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 February 2021.
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