Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Today's song comes from one of the earliest shock rockers, and one of the most unique - Screamin' Jay Hawkins! Born in Ohio in 1929, Hawkins studied classical paino as a child and initially wanted to become an opera singer, but ended up becoming known for his distinctive take on blues and R&B, as well as his outrageous stage show.
P.S. Do you think you could be one of Screamin' Jay's 70+ kids? If so, check out this article for more information.