Hell’s Bottom Congress of Puppets: Down in the Snake’s Throat

This is page 12 of a 13-part songbook accompanying the “Hell’s Bottom Congress Of Puppets” folk opera, created by Saul Aroha Nui Tea. The song is loosely inspired by “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” (composed by Harold Arlen for The Wizard of Oz) and “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong.

Look for the rest of the opera in future editions of Street Sense and find music videos made with puppets of the characters, along with more information about the project, at congressofpuppets.blogspot.com.

(Click to enlarge) Illustration and typography by Saul Aroha Nui Tea


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