Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Day‐O
3:26
2 Jamaica Farewell
5 3:02
3 Matilda, Matilda
3:36
4 Come Back Liza
5 3:08
5 Mama Look a Boo Boo
5:13
6 Man Smart
4:10
7 Kingston Market
3:20
8 Jump Down, Spin Around
1:59
9 Island in the Sun
3:27
10 Brown Skin Girl
2:45
11 The Jack‐Ass Song
2:55
12 I Do Adore Her
2:50
13 Hosanna
2:39
14 Man Piaba
3:34
15 All My Trials
3:53
16 Will His Love Be Like His Rum?
2:34
17 Dolly Dawn
3:17
18 Cocoanut Woman
3:23

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Joseph B. Wilder (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
membranophone:
Kelly Martin (1955-11-09) (track 2)
flute:
James N. DeMeo (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Harold M. Jones (50s US flautist) (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
guitar:
Frantz Casséus (1955-11-09) (track 2)
Lord Burgess (1955-11-09) (track 2)
Millard Thomas (1955-11-09) (track 2)
Frantz Casséus (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Victor Messer (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Millard Thomas (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
double bass:
Al Hall (1955-11-09) (track 2)
Norman Keenan (1955-11-09) (track 2)
Norman Keenan (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
bongos:
Noah Rodriguez (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
marimba:
Joe Venuto (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
congas:
Daniel Barrajanos (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
additional lyricist:
William Attaway (1955) (track 1)
Irving Burgie (1955) (track 1)
arranger:
Lord Burgess (track 7)
choir vocals:
Gilbert E. Adkins (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Irving D. Barnes (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Leon Bibb (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Charles Colman (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Stephen Harbachick (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Marvin Hayes, Jr. (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Joe N. Kenyon (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Irving Burgie (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Samuel R. McCurry (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
John Nielsen (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Brock Peters (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Howard A. Roberts (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings, founded the Howard Roberts Chorale) (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
William Stewart (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings) (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Herbert L. Stubbs (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Leroy B. Thompson (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
Rodester Timmons (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
composer:
William Attaway (track 8)
Norman Span (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 15)
Harry Belafonte (tracks 8–9, 18)
Lord Burgess (tracks 2, 9, 18)
conductor:
Robert DeCormier (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
lead vocals:
Harry Belafonte (1955-11-09) (track 2)
Harry Belafonte (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
lyricist:
Norman Span (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
Harry Belafonte (tracks 9, 18)
Lord Burgess (tracks 2, 9, 18)
producer:
Joe Carlton (tracks 9, 18)
Edward O. Welker (track 2)
writer:
Gene Barge (track 5)
Frank Guida (track 5)
publisher:
Caribe Music Corp. (track 1)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1957-01-27) (tracks 9, 18)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Trio Bommerlunder (track 1)
later versions:
All My Sorrows (track 15)
recording of:
All My Trials (track 15)
Brown Skin Girl (track 10)
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Burgess/Attaway version made famous by Harry Belafonte) (track 1)
Kingston Market (track 7)
Jamaica Farewell (1955-11-09) (track 2)
Cocoanut Woman (1957-01-27) (track 18)
Island in the Sun (1957-01-27) (track 9)
version of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Original folk song) (track 1)