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Jay's Kids

Blues musician Screamin' Jay Hawkins had 57 children, some of whom were happier than others to learn of their father's prolific paternity.

Best Documentary: Honorable Mention2001 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition

2001 / Alix Spiegel / All Things Considered, USA

Blues musician Screamin' Jay Hawkins had 57 children, some of whom were happier than others to learn of their father's prolific paternity.

It won a Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award in the 2001 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.


produced by

Alix Spiegel

Alix Spiegel (@aspiegelnpr) produces NPR's new show/podcast Invisibilia with Lulu Miller (formerly of Radiolab .) It's about all the invisible forces that shape human behavior.


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