Screamin' Jay Hawkins - At Home With... LP
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Screamin' Jay Hawkins - At Home With... LP

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INCLUDES 4 BONUS TRACKS

This special LP release presents the enigmatic rock & roll pioneer’s breakthrough debut album, At Home with Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, which was originally released in 1958 on the Epic label. Over the course of this set, it becomes clear that Hawkins was incapable of limiting himself to one genre. It is a carefully arranged yet gritty full-band rhythm and blues album (similar in style to those of his contemporary Ray Charles), except that the singer.

PERSONNEL:

SCREAMIN’ JAY HAWKINS: piano and vocals, plus:

MICKEY BAKER, guitar
SAM TAYLOR, tenor sax Baker
Additional personnel is unknown

Orchestra under the direction of Leroy Kirkland and O. B. Masingill.

Recorded in December 1956, and early 1957.

SIDE 1

01 I PUT A SPELL ON YOU
02 ORANGE COLORED SKY
03 HONG KONG
04 TEMPTATION
05 I LOVE PARIS
06 SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT
07 ALLIGATOR WINE (*)
08 LITTLE DEMON (*)

SIDE 2

01 YELLOW COAT
02 OL’ MAN RIVER
03 IF YOU ARE BUT A DREAM
04 TAKE ME BACK TO MY BOOTS AND SADDLE
05 DEEP PURPLE
06 YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU (I DIDN’T WANT TO DO IT)
07 THERE’S SOMETHING WRONG WITH YOU (*)
08 FRENZY (*)