We Are Kings

Synopsis: We Are Kings is a rock and roll/blues fable, a group of down and out musicians breaks through against all odds, with a little help from a friendly ghost. Starring Sammy Blue, Rita Graham, Bianca Ryan, Pryce Watkins, and Jonathon Boogie Long.
Genre: Musical
90 min

Lilly, Lilly, Lilly

did you hear that?


Did you hear that?


Do you hear that?

Yeah, yeah, yeah I do

They screaming

for you out there.

Oh, Ok

Put that stuff.

Naw naw, forget about

that, forget about that.

Forget about that,

you a star tonight.

Take that off, get rid of that.

Come on!


it's not good news

but it shouldn't surprise you.

We foreclosed on the bar.

Actually two weeks ago.

Two weeks ago!

We made payments

didn't we Lilly?

July, but Mr.

Simpson business at

the Blues Bucket has

been just been terrible.

The young people are moving out.

A few senior citizens

come through.

We're down to

nothing, just living.

You still

have to make payments.

We revised the loan, we

give you a grace period.

We refinance and you

don't make payments.

Been dealing with you people

for months and months, years!

What do you mean you people?

We need that place!

We didn't need your

money, we need the place!

Your bank wanted us

to take that loan.

We don't have anything.

What are we supposed to do?

You just gonna throw

us out on the street?

Money means that much to you?


in my space now.

That means I call security.

You can't do this to us!

Paul please escort

Mr. and Mrs. King

off the premises.

Hell, we don't

need an escort.

We're out of here.

And you have a nice

day Mr. Simpson.

Up in Chicago

I love Chicago

but you know what?

I don't love all that

concrete asphalt.

You know what I mean,

down here they got cotton.

Now I admit the closest I can

come to cotton is.

We're not talking

about picking cotton.

We're talking about dinner.

I've got Lilly's very, very

famous barbecued chicken.


that Chicago barbecue?

Naw this is Mississippi!

This is

Mississippi barbecue.

This is where Chicago

barbecue came from.

This is

Mississippi barbecue.

Mississippi, really?

Lilly's barbecue just as

good as Chicago barbecue.

I'm trying to tell you man.

Well won't

you try it and see.


give me a plate.

I tell ya, I tell ya.

Y'all know how I feel about it.

Lilly and I eat, breath,

sleep, everything right here.

This is our place,

this is our home.

This is our home base.

You couldn't pull me out of here

no amount of money.

This is my place.

I am the luckiest

woman in the world tonight.

Well hey, I got

the electric fire

for this fired up over

there for you baby.

We got it all.

Oh yes we have.

But you know I'm

worried about the bank.

The bank?

No need in worrying

about the bank.

Everybody's having

problems and the bank

can't do nothing without

sinking it's own ship

you know what I mean?

I'm not worried.

I am.

Me too.

This is Deputy

Tate please evacuate

the building Mr. King.

Evacuate the building Mr. King.

Getting thrown

out of my own place.

I tell ya' life's hell!

Work hard all my life

can't keep nothing.

Five, six, seven

hundred and 50 dollars.

That's it!

You'd think after all these

years it would be more.

But don't be looking at

my coat and my rings.

You gave me those

and I'm not giving

them up for nothing.

Baby you'll

never have to give up

your coat and your rings,

you know that those

are yours, forever!

But I'm a tell you

something seven hundred

and 50 dollars is

better than nothing.

Yeah but

look, now remember?

Oh no, not the

recording contract again.

It might be

our only chance.

No way!

Oh IB listen, the

man said come to Chicago.

He's gonna give us five

thousand dollars signing fee

plus royalties.

Yeah but Lilly

you got to sell

a billion records to make a dime

and you don't know how

sleazy those guys are.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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