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365 Days of Album Recommendations - Feb 12

At Home With Screamin’ Jay Hawkins

That the man we knew as Screamin’ Jay Hawkins left this world on February 12th is essentially certain. That February 12th—many years earlier, of course!—was also the day he recorded his most famous song, “I Put A Spell On You” may be a bit of myth-making at work, tho many reputable sites appear to believe it to be true. 173 more words

Album Recommendations

Music History: Screamin' Jay Hawkins

The original “I Put a Spell on You” written in 1956, was performed like this over the next few decades (yea, the gimmick is ignorant, but enjoy the musical performance). 14 more words


Long time no see

Well, hello! That was long.

The thing is, the circumstances made me get away from a lot of things in my life, including this blog. But like my old friend Winifred Sanderson would say -or sing in this case-: … 251 more words


Fifties Fever

My sister started listening to fifties music months ago and I got sucked in.
I love it. I love the melodies, the emotion, the real voices, the fun. 61 more words


Practically Magic

I have scoured the earth looking for the right man.

Okay, really I have stayed in the confines of the state of Minnesota and Wisconsin, but trust me when I say , that” feels” like the entire earth when  looking for Mr Right. 563 more words