Songs and Stories of the King Mackerel & the Blues Are Running

by  Jim Wann, Bland Simpson, J.L. Mills, Don Dixon

Full Length Musical, Comedy  /  3m

"A pure salt watered delight...For a near vacation experience, it would be hard to beat." - N.Y. Times

"Pump Boy's cousin gives a good taste of the Carolina coast.... A breezy, whimsical musical review...[that is] the next best thing to…

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Songs and Stories of the King Mackerel & the Blues Are Running

by  Jim Wann Bland Simpson J.L. Mills Don Dixon

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Songs and Stories of the King Mackerel & the Blues Are Running

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Tall tales and rollicking songs in the Diamond Studs and Pump Boys and Dinettes tradition transport audiences to the Outer Banks for a pleasant spate of fun and fishing. Staging a benefit concert to save the Corncake Inlet Inn, the lively cast of fishermen musicians sing up a storm, tell fish stories and ghost stories, and relate accounts of first loves and ones that got away.
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"A pure salt watered delight...For a near vacation experience, it would be hard to beat." - N.Y. Times

"Pump Boy's cousin gives a good taste of the Carolina coast.... A breezy, whimsical musical review...[that is] the next best thing to a trip to the coast." - Wall Street Journal.

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6 Complete lead sheet scores

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Jim Wann

Jim Wann, lead songwriter for Pump Boys, is a composer-lyricist-performer whose off-Broadway collaborations include Diamond Studs, King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running, and The People Vs. Mona. Music, events, and more at jimwann.com.

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Bland Simpson

Bland Simpson

J.L. Mills

J.L. Mills

Don Dixon

Don Dixon

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