I Put a Spell on You
Screamin' Jay Hawkins Lyrics

I put a spell on you
Because you're mine
Stop the things you do
Watch out
I ain't lyin'

Yeah, I can't stand
No runnin' around
I can't stand
No put me down
I put a spell on you
Because you're mine, ohh yeah

Stop the things you do
Watch out
I ain't lyin'

Ohh, oh

I love you
I love you
I love you, anyhow
I don't care if you don't want me
I'm yours right now
I put a spell on you
Because you're mine

Ohh, oh, whoa, ooh, ah

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Jay Hawkins

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

Dave Vd

Maybe because he was a bit of a weirdo ? Only reason I found SJH is because my stephfather told me a story about how he was.
My stephfather is one of the organisers of a festival in my country.
He told me how one of his volunteers picked up SJH from the airport. In a van with black tinted windows as Jay didn't want to see any daylight.

They drove the van inside the tent he burst out screaming PRAISE DA LAWDDD.
After his show Jay went back into the van...And that volunteer was so damn sick of him. He drove to a local naturepark and went on a 2 hour hike with the keys. Jay was stuck in the van hahahaha.

Absolutely brilliant.

All comments from YouTube:

Dale Sedgwick

When you get so liquored you accidentally invented metal.


@1919Denise lol facts!!😭😂😭💯


@L.K. - Sure beats acid, lsd, etc.


I AM HOLLERING!!!!!!! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 Good one.

Rose G

He's got the voice for metal.

A Google User

Innagaddadavidda baby....this man was the OG liquor...

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A&F Vlog

I love how everyone copies this song and tries to make it seem like a love song but I’m pretty sure the original intent was for it to be creepy as fuck like this. This is the best version ever!


I think the newer version done by Annie Lennox, while not the same as thing veraion...., Is definitely not a love song. Especially in the live performance where she sang it in a melody with Hozier Take Me To Church. Takes on a whole new meaning (which is probably why you can't watch the performance on YouTube - only listen so through annoying reaction videos. But its only Dailymotion with all the other banned stuff so its fine).

Catalina Ortoljo

@Gary Rogers Agree!

Thabiso Marumoloa

That's why I don't like covers...either they over exxagerate or fall flat from the original.

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