Screamin Jay Hawkins

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Birthday
18, 1929
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Feb 12, 2000 (70)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1929
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Feb 12, 2000 (70)

About

Blues singer, musician, and actor who recorded "I Put a Spell on You" in 1956. He is considered a proto shock rocker for his onstage antics and fashion.

Before Fame

He wanted to be an opera singer but after that did not pan out, he resigned himself to be a blues singer.

Trivia

He released "Orange Colored Sky" and is known for his wild, screaming, gravelly voice.

Family Life

He allegedly has fathered around seventy-five children.

Associated With

Paul Robeson was one of his childhood influences.

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