The idea hit me from out of the blue. Jimi Hendrix turned a black ballad about a jealousy killing into a worldwide hit titled Hey Joe. I translated it forty years ago and have been playing it ever since.
For some reason, it occurred to me that if I as a Hungarian have an American stage name, i.e. Hobo, then Joe can also be Hungarian, and I proceeded to write the outline of the murderer’s back-story in one sitting.
Performance length: 1 hour(s) 45 minutes