Screamin' Jay Hawkins - Biography 2000-2009
12 February 2000
Screamin' Jay Hawkins dies in Neuilly-sur-Seine (France) near Paris at the age of 70. According to the Associated Press he underwent surgery earlier in the week to treat an aneurysm at the Ambroise Pave clinic and subsequently suffered multiple organ failure.
Hawkins was often quoted as saying, "When I go, I don't want to be buried. I've been in too many damn coffins already!"