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Screamin' Jay Hawkins

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, May 1972

THOUGH SOMEWHAT quiet on the recording scene of late, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, the original wildman of our music, is still attracting large audiences in the States. "If anything", he chuckled, "I'm probably a little bit more wild today than I've ever been. Fact is, I've lost my head completely now and I'm doing things on stage I wouldn't dare do before."

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