Leading up to InterAct's production of Frank Higgins' BLACK PEARL SINGS!, beginning performances in May, we'll be posting several songs that are featured in the play. This first song is "Down On Me" as recorded by the lengendary jaz/blues singer/songwriter, Odetta. It was originally released on her 1959 album "My Eyes Have Seen," but is currently available on her 2006 release, "Best of the Vanguard Years."
In BLACK PEARL SINGS!, Alberta 'Pearl' Johnson opens the play singing "Down On Me," capturing the attention of Susannah Mullally, a musicologist with the Library of Congress, and leading to their initial introduction...
Watch Ford's Theatre's Trailer for BLACK PEARL SINGS!
Tickets for InterAct's Philadelphia premiere production of BLACK PEARL SINGS! are on sale now.