Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – At Home With


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In 1956 “I Put A Spell On You” was released on the Okeh label, this release was what really changed Hawkin’s fortunes. According to legend, Hawkins intended it as a refined ballad, but he and his band were all somewhat the worse for alcohol when they finally entered the studio. The result was intense and mesmerizing. Although never a chart hit, the record had a massive impact. Covered by Nina Simone, Marilyn Manson and literally dozens of others, it became a modern standard. Enjoy it once again on glorious vinyl, along with “Yellow Coat”, “Hong Kong” and “Ol’ Man River”. TrackList
1. Orange-Coloured Sky 2. Hong Kong 3. Temptation 4. I Love Paris 5. I Put A Spell On You 6. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot 7. Yellow Coat 8. Ol’ Man River 9. If You Are But A Dream 10. Give Me My Boots 11. Deep Purple 12. You Made Me Love You