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- Type of Show Musical
- Product Code BE1000
- Cast Size 6
- Min. Royalty Rate $90/perf
- Cost $39.95
- Approx. Run Time 110 min
- Target Audience High School | College and Adult
- Performing Group College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre
- Genre Drama
- ISBN(13) 9781583428849
Media Reviews"Blues lovers, be grateful. Be very, very grateful." -Variety
"The variety of the music is, in fact, the most surprising part of Blind Lemon's musical story. He didn't just write and sing the blues, he also wrote religious songs ("Lord, I Want to be Like Jesus in My Heart"), comedy numbers ("Fence Breakin' Yellin' Blues"), and protest songs ('"Lectric Chair Blues"). And some of his songs were personal and deeply moving, like "See That My Grave Is Kept Clean." And while they were written more than eight decades ago, most of these songs remain very compelling, as is Blind Lemon's mostly forgotten story." -Theatermania.com
"Babatunde creates a larger-than-life icon. He captures the pain, joy, and earthy humor of Jefferson's country style." -Backstage
"I listened to the music of Blind Lemon every day for five years," Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson has said about the artist whose music resonates throughout his plays. "Blind Lemon Jefferson was the voice of black America at that moment." -Variety