Tracklist

Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)
5 3:03
2 Jamaica Farewell
5 3:01

Credits

Vinyl 1

membranophone:
Osie Johnson (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Kelly Martin (1955-11-09) (track 2)
flute:
Herbert Levy (1955-10-20) (track 1)
guitar:
Millard Thomas (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Frantz Casséus (1955-11-09) (track 2)
Lord Burgess (1955-11-09) (track 2)
Millard Thomas (1955-11-09) (track 2)
double bass:
Milt Hinton (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Al Hall (1955-11-09) (track 2)
Norman Keenan (1955-11-09) (track 2)
congas:
Alexander Cambrelen (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Mario Castillo (1955-10-20) (track 1)
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:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
Lord Burgess (track 2)
conductor:
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist, arranger & conductor) (1955-10-20) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Harry Belafonte (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Harry Belafonte (1955-11-09) (track 2)
lyricist:
Lord Burgess (track 2)
orchestra:
Tony Scott's Orchestra & Chorus (1955-10-20) (track 1)
producer:
Herman Diaz, Jr. (track 1)
Edward O. Welker (track 2)
vocals:
Harry Belafonte (track 1)
publisher:
Caribe Music Corp. (track 1)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1955-10-20) (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Trio Bommerlunder (track 1)
recording of:
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 2)
version of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Original folk song) (track 1)

Release Group

Wikidata: Q806079 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) [info]