Roy Hawkins - The Thrill Is Gone Between 1949 and 1952, the Texas born pianist Roy Hawkins cut a whole slew of great blues and R&B records for Modern. Jazz album: “The Thrill Is Gone” by Roy Hawkins, released in 2000 on Ace Records. Listen free to Roy Hawkins – The Thrill Is Gone (Wine Drinkin' Woman, Got My Dreams Under My Pillow and more). There follows a marvellous tenor saxophone break from Maxwell Davis which really evokes and pumps out the emotion of the singer's soulful, sorrowful narration of the end of his love relationship:- The thrill is gone / Gone, gone away / Yes, the thrill is gone / Gone, gone to stay / Baby, you've done me wrong / You'll be sorry someday / The thrill is gone Different takes of the following songs also appear on the other Hawkins compilation CD, Roy Hawkins - Bad Luck Is Falling (Ace CDCHD 1096): Wine Drinkin' Woman, On My Way, Mean Little Girl, Royal Hawk, The Thrill Is Gone Watch the video for The Thrill Is Gone from Roy Hawkins's The Thrill Is Gone for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Hawkins, Roy - Thrill Is Gone - Amazon.com Music. Roy Hawkins' "The Thrill Is Gone" features the tenor saxophone leading on a slow, superb, highly dramatic minor-key setting, with Willard McDaniel's piano tinkling away effectively. Lyrics to 'The Thrill Is Gone' by Roy Hawkins. These included several hits notably Why Do Everything Happen To Me, #2 on the R&B chart in February 1950 and The Thrill Is Gone, #6 on the R&B chart in July 1951. Explore the largest collection of jazz recordings @ All About Jazz CD notes do not include track times. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. Skip to main content Hello, Sign in. 24 tracks (68:58).