Screamin' Jay HawkinsMy Little Shop of Horrors
DETAILSEvent: BLACK FRIDAY 2021
Release Date: 11/26/2021
Label: Liberation Hall
Release type: 'RSD First' Release
One of rock Ďní roll's pioneers of shock rock, the indescribable Screamin' Jay Hawkins paved the way for music performance art and glam artists to come. His classic "I Put A Spell On You," included on this set, was banned from radio in 1956 for sexual overtones. His legendary performances had him dressed in gold and leopard costumes with props including rubber snakes, a smoking skull on a stick, and his signature coffin. Over his career he didn't record many studio albums. In 1972 he released "A Portrait Of A Man and His Woman." Long out-of-print, it was re-released on CD in 2001 as "My Little Shop Of Horrors," adding a recording of his signature hit, "I Put A Spell On You," which included cover versions of Conway Twitty's "It's Only Make Believe," Fats Domino's "Please Don't Leave Me," and Jesse Belvin's "Guess Who."
This 12 track CD reissue makes its vinyl debut here.
1) I Put A Spell On You
2) Portrait Of A Man
3) Whatís Gonna Happen On The 8th Day
4) We Love
5) Please Donít Leave Me
6) I Donít Know
7) What Good Is it?
8) Donít Deceive Me
10) Itís Only Make Believe
11) Guess Who
12) Same Damn Thing