From a duet with Rosanne Cash to finding “the special parts” of “a really right-wing state”, ‘Oklahoma’ finds Keb’ Mo’ creating an of-the-moment classic.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's pioneering musical Oklahoma! paved the way for the modern musical and represented the golden era of Hollywood musicals.
This first festive offering shows that the four-time Grammy Award-winning blues man is just as adept addressing R&B and Americana-styled roots music.
Among the big winners were 'Hadestown', 'The Ferryman', 'The Boys in the Band', and the newest revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 'Oklahoma!'.
Released by Concord Records, the blues star's new record features contributions by Rosanne Cash and Taj Mahal among others.
Ain’t Too Proud - The Life of the Temptations topped the Tony Awards list with 12 nominations, including Best New Musical.
The releases will be the first from the historic Broadway label since Lincoln Center Theater's ‘The King and I’ in 2015.
Thanks to the timeless songs of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Oklahoma! ushered in a golden era of American musicals.