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

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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.

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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!

mythical ashley

@Booshank23 you should watch she signs it beautifully and has clearly listen to jay before

Roo Harris

NEVER DO A LOVE SPELL.... you might not like it lol


@Mike Archibald Thanks awesome video

Mike Archibald

@doccyclopz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YewUNdJJ-hM&t=799s


@Mike Archibald I try, I'm about to search for the Documentary U mentioned, thanks Mike.

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This man invented a whole music genre and gets absolutely no credit.

Let's fix this shit.

Shasta Valley Outdoorsman

Maybe one of his 75 bastard children could do something about it...

Bill brink

Swamp rock.

Maddie Kai

@Kento Hercules he’s black tho???

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