Album artwork for My Little Shop of Horrors by Screamin' Jay Hawkins

One of rock & 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.

Screamin' Jay Hawkins

My Little Shop of Horrors

Liberation Hall
Album artwork for My Little Shop of Horrors by Screamin' Jay Hawkins
LP

$24.99

Black
Limited to 1300 copies
Released 11/26/2021Catalog Number

LIB-5011

Screamin' Jay Hawkins

My Little Shop of Horrors

Liberation Hall
Album artwork for My Little Shop of Horrors by Screamin' Jay Hawkins
LP

$24.99

Black
Limited to 1300 copies
Released 11/26/2021Catalog Number

LIB-5011

One of rock & 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.