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Screamin' Jay Hawkins (Jalacy Hawkins, July 18, 1929 – February 12, 2000) was an American musician, singer, and actor, famed for his powerful, operatic vocal delivery and wildly theatrical performances of songs such as "I Put a Spell on You" and "Frenzy".

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Hawkins studied classical piano as a child and learned guitar in his twenties. His initial goal was to become an opera singer (Hawkins has cited Paul Robeson as his musical idol in interviews… read more

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  • it's screamin jay hawkins and he's a wild man, so bug off (3)
  • He is the Cool.
  • it's screamin jay hawkins and he's a wild man, so bug off (2)
  • ASHES! *ASHEEEES* ASHES! *ASHEEEES* ASHES! *ASHEEEES*
  • The first punkrocker.
  • Damn !
  • великий рок-н-ролльный крикун, настоящее шаманство на стыке оперы, джаза, кабаре, рок-н-ролла и вудуизма. [2]
  • I like his voice!
  • it's screamin jay hawkins and he's a wild man, so bug off

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