From his Debut Album: Screaming Jay Jawkins – Yellow Coat
In 1958 musician and actor Screamin’ Jay Hawkins released his debut album At Home With Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, an innovative album and remarkable for his style. Jay is known for his theatrical and operatic performances. In some way, he was a shock rocker, but above all a creative performer.
I Put a Spell On You and Yellow Coat
“I Put A Spell On You” was the absolute top hit of this album, which is partly because of the successful cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival. But Yellow Coat is my personal favorite! It is a song with a Christmas kind of intro and a bluesy rhythm. You really will like screams and rhythmic vocals of Screamin’ Jay and on top the saxophone melodies which create an atmosphere that fits a good old’ fifties party excellent.