Screamin' Jay Hawkins: The Man Who Ate Nick Cave
Lynden Barber, New Musical Express, 19 July 1986
The bats screech, and inside a rockin' coffin, something stirs...up fly the nails and out pops SCREAMIN' JAY HAWKINS, longtime voodoo swamp beast back to roost. Fresh from, in his own words, "teaching that Nick Cave a lesson" on tour in Australia, he picks a few bones with LYNDEN BARBER.
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