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A Career High Point for John Mellencamp, and More New Music

If you like John Mellencamp, you’ll probably love Plain Spoken, Live from the Chicago Theatre. The set includes a 73-minute, 16-track concert CD plus a Blu-ray (or DVD) that preserves the same show but runs a few minutes longer because it adds some noteworthy spoken song intros. 981 more words

Album Reviews

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins • Are YOU One of Jay’s Kids? The Complete Bizarre Sessions 1990-1994 [CD]

Uhhhhh… where to start with this one?! I’ll bet you know who SCREAMIN’ JAY HAWKINS is. He’s the guy from the ’50s who wrote “I Put a Spell on You,” an oft-covered minor key R&B slowburner. 463 more words


'Are YOU One Of Jay’s Kids?' Compiles Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ Complete Bizarre Record Sides

Two-CD release, due May 18, compiles 44 demented rockers

The ’90s musical legacy of rock ’n’ roll wild man Screamin’ Jay Hawkins will be comprehensively reconsidered on a totally untethered two-CD compilation,  961 more words


Mystery Train (1989, Jim Jarmusch)

Mitsuko (Youki Kudoh): Yeah, but sleep is wonderful. And when you’re dead, you don’t ever get to sleep again. Which means no more dreams.


Covers III

Thank you for creating this song in 1956, dear Screamin’ Jay, but I love love love the cover by CCR! They just nail it, that first scream is electrifying! 28 more words