Music from the US – Screamin Jay Hawkins

Jalacy Hawkins, better known as Screamin ‘Jay Hawkins (born 18 July 1929 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, † 12 February 2000 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was an American blues singer, who is known  for his unusual performances and songs like I Put a Spell on You and Constipation Blues .

First he wanted to be a opera singer, but when he failed he started his career as a blues singer and piano player. Hawkins was an excellent Boxer , in 1949 he was the middleweight chapion from Alaska.

On 12th of February  Hawkins died in  2000 and left a large number of children who came from many different women. About 55 children are known, some sources report up to 75 children.

Here is his song “I put a spell on you ”

 

Music from the US – ZZ Top

ZZ Top  is an American blues rock band that was founded in 1969 in Houston, Texas. ZZ Top had with her blend of Texas blues, blues rock, boogie and hard rock, especially in the 1980s, a great success and on extensive tours filled concert halls and stadiums, here  is their song “La Grange ” (Have mercy. A haw, haw, haw, haw, a haw.:-) )

Music from the US – Son House

Son House(1902-1988) was an US-american blues musician. Here’s his song “Grinnin’ in Your Face”:

This was a Music-Suggestion from Stromgeist, thanks!