TIL Screamin' Jay Hawkins was blackout drunk while recording 'I Put a Spell on You' and had to re-learn the song by listening it

TIL Screamin' Jay Hawkins was blackout drunk while recording 'I Put a Spell on You' and had to re...
here's a freaking amazing video

Well of him performing this song live that I just found.

And here I thought 75 children was the most impressive Screamin' Jay fact I had learned.

I wish I did cool stuff when I was drunk

I have no way to offer a citation, but I once read that because he was so inebriated he refused to believe he was the one doing the laugh at the end.

I love that song. I used to get kicked out of my favourite bar sometimes for "singing" it!

He claimed to have slept with over a thousand women.

you just need to get better at being drunk. practice makes perfect.

You accidentally a word.

John Fogerty KILLS it in that recording. That dude is on some next-level vocal shit.