Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Day-O
5 2:58
2 John Henry
4:44
3 Hallelujah, I Love Her So
2:54
4 Scarlet Ribbons
3:15
5 Matilda, Matilda
3:39
6 The Fox
2:43
7 Farewell
3:15
8 I Got a Jump
1:39
9 Moon Mary
2:00
10 Jamaica Farewell
5 3:03
11 Shenandoah
3:24
12 Take My Mother Home
5:04

Credits

Medium 1

trumpet:
Conte Candoli (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Buddy Childers (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Maynard Ferguson (1955-08-18) (track 4)
membranophone:
Irv Kluger (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Osie Johnson (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Kelly Martin (1955-11-09) (track 10)
flute:
Herbert Levy (1955-10-20) (track 1)
guitar:
Jim Hall (US jazz guitarist, composer & arranger) (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Millard Thomas (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Millard Thomas (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Frantz Casséus (1955-11-09) (track 10)
Lord Burgess (1955-11-09) (track 10)
Millard Thomas (1955-11-09) (track 10)
double bass:
Eugene Wright (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Milt Hinton (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Al Hall (1955-11-09) (track 10)
Norman Keenan (1955-11-09) (track 10)
saxophone:
Buddy Collette (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Jimmy Giuffre (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Harry Klee (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Bud Shank (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Herbert Stewart (1955-08-18) (track 4)
bongos:
Carlos Vidal (1955-08-18) (track 4)
piano:
John F. Williams Jr. (50s US soul/jazz pianist) (1955-08-18) (track 4)
timbales:
Frank Guerrero (1955-08-18) (track 4)
congas:
Modesto Doran Martinez (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Alexander Cambrelen (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Mario Castillo (1955-10-20) (track 1)
trombone:
John Haliburton (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Ed Kusby (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Si Zentner (1955-08-18) (track 4)
additional lyricist:
William Attaway (1955) (track 1)
Irving Burgie (1955) (track 1)
choir vocals:
Charles Colman (1955-10-20) (track 1)
J. Hamilton Grandison (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Joseph Lewis (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Lord Burgess (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Brock Peters (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Sherman Sneed (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Herbert L. Stubbs (1955-10-20) (track 1)
John White (50s US vocalist) (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Gloria Wynder (1955-10-20) (track 1)
composer:
Evelyn Danzig (track 4)
Lord Burgess (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 11)
conductor:
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist) (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist) (1955-10-20) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Harry Belafonte (1955-08-18) (track 4)
Harry Belafonte (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Harry Belafonte (1955-11-09) (track 10)
lyricist:
Lord Burgess (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
Jack O. Segal (track 4)
orchestra:
Tony Scott's Orchestra & Chorus (1955-10-20) (track 1)
performer:
David Klein (1955-08-18) (track 4)
producer:
Herman Diaz, Jr. (track 1)
Henri René (track 4)
Edward O. Welker (track 10)
publisher:
Caribe Music Corp. (track 1)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1955-10-20) (track 1)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 324) (track 11)
arrangements:
Shenandoah (arr. Conrad Susa) (track 11)
Shenandoah (arr. Erb) (track 11)
Shenandoah (arr. Chilcott) (track 11)
Shenandoah (for orchestra, Dragon) (track 11)
Shenandoah (arr. Sametz) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair) (1955-08-18) (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
later versions:
Le Ruban rose (track 4)
recording of:
Shenandoah (track 11)
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Burgess/Attaway version made famous by Harry Belafonte) (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Jamaica Farewell (1955-11-09) (track 10)
version of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Original folk song) (track 1)