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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Spooky Bluesman – Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Part bluesman, part magician, part Frankenstein monster – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins stomped around the stage carrying a skull on a stick. His weird dark robes and onstage coffin were a shock to audiences in the conservative 1950s. This was the music and attitude that sparked rock and roll! His most famous song “I Put A Spell … Continue reading »

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Spooky Bluesman – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins

Part bluesman, part magician, part Frankenstein monster – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins stomped around the stage carrying a skull on a stick. His weird dark robes and onstage coffin were a shock to audiences in the conservative 1950s. This was the music and attitude that sparked rock and roll! His most famous song “I Put A Spell … Continue reading »

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The Scariest Music Ever – David Lee Roth's Bluegrass Cover of "Jump"

I’m not sure if it’s because I was raised in a family with bluegrass musicians (and have run as far away from that music as possible) or if this is truly the most frightening song ever. For me, nothing is darker than the reality of seeing glamorous rock king David Lee Roth take one of … Continue reading »

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The Scariest Music Ever – David Lee Roth’s Bluegrass Cover of “Jump”

I’m not sure if it’s because I was raised in a family with bluegrass musicians (and have run as far away from that music as possible) or if this is truly the most frightening song ever. For me, nothing is darker than the reality of seeing glamorous rock king David Lee Roth take one of … Continue reading »

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