Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Banana Boat (Day-O)
3:05
2 Matilda
3:37
3 Island in the Sun
3:25
4 Cocoanut Woman
2:52
5 Come Back Liza
3:07
6 Man Smart (Woman Smarter)
3:35
7 Jump in the Line
3:43
8 Jamaica Farewell
5 3:02
9 Mama Look a Boo-Boo
5:13
10 Sweetheart From Venezuela
3:32
11 Scarlet Ribbons (for Her Hair)
3:13
12 Hava Nageela
3:18
13 Danny Boy
5:14
14 Cu Cu Ru Cu Cu Paloma
5:34
15 Cotton Fields
5:16
16 When the Saints Go Marching In
3:44
17 Merci bon Dieu
2:53

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Conte Candoli (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Buddy Childers (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Maynard Ferguson (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Joseph B. Wilder (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Joseph B. Wilder (1957-01-27) (track 3)
cuatro:
Ernest Calabria (track 7)
drums:
Irv Kluger (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Kelly Martin (1955-11-09) (track 8)
flute:
Paige Brook (flautist) (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Harold M. Jones (50s US flautist) (1957-01-26) (track 4)
James N. DeMeo (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Harold M. Jones (50s US flautist) (1957-01-27) (track 3)
guitar:
Ernest Calabria (track 7)
Millard Thomas (track 7)
Jim Hall (US jazz guitarist, composer & arranger) (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Millard Thomas (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Frantz Casséus (1955-11-09) (track 8)
Lord Burgess (1955-11-09) (track 8)
Millard Thomas (1955-11-09) (track 8)
Frantz Casséus (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Victor Messer (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Millard Thomas (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Frantz Casséus (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Victor Messer (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Millard Thomas (1957-01-27) (track 3)
bass:
Norman Keenan (track 7)
double bass:
Eugene Wright (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Al Hall (1955-11-09) (track 8)
Norman Keenan (1955-11-09) (track 8)
Norman Keenan (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Norman Keenan (1957-01-27) (track 3)
saxophone:
Buddy Collette (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Jimmy Giuffre (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Harry Klee (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Bud Shank (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Herbert Stewart (1955-08-18) (track 11)
bongos:
Carlos Vidal (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Noah Rodriguez (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Noah Rodriguez (1957-01-27) (track 3)
piano:
John F. Williams Jr. (50s US soul/jazz pianist) (1955-08-18) (track 11)
marimba:
George Devens (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Joe Venuto (1957-01-27) (track 3)
timbales:
Frank Guerrero (1955-08-18) (track 11)
congas:
Modesto Doran Martinez (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Daniel Barrajanos (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Daniel Barrajanos (1957-01-27) (track 3)
trombone:
John Haliburton (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Ed Kusby (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Si Zentner (1955-08-18) (track 11)
additional lyricist:
William Attaway (1955) (track 1)
Irving Burgie (1955) (track 1)
choir vocals:
Gilbert E. Adkins (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Irving D. Barnes (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Leon Bibb (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Charles Colman (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Stephen Harbachick (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Marvin Hayes, Jr. (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Joe N. Kenyon (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Irving Burgie (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Samuel R. McCurry (1957-01-26) (track 4)
John Nielsen (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Broc Peters (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Howard A. Roberts (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings, founded the Howard Roberts Chorale) (1957-01-26) (track 4)
William Stewart (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings) (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Herbert L. Stubbs (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Leroy B. Thompson (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Rodester Timmons (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Gilbert E. Adkins (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Irving D. Barnes (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Leon Bibb (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Charles Colman (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Stephen Harbachick (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Marvin Hayes, Jr. (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Joe N. Kenyon (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Irving Burgie (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Samuel R. McCurry (1957-01-27) (track 3)
John Nielsen (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Broc Peters (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Howard A. Roberts (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings, founded the Howard Roberts Chorale) (1957-01-27) (track 3)
William Stewart (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings) (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Herbert L. Stubbs (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Leroy B. Thompson (1957-01-27) (track 3)
Rodester Timmons (1957-01-27) (track 3)
chorus master:
Ralph Hunter (track 7)
composer:
Evelyn Danzig (track 11)
Lord Burgess (tracks 3–4, 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 12–13, 16)
Harry Belafonte (tracks 3–4)
conductor:
Ralph Hunter (track 7)
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist) (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Robert DeCormier (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Robert DeCormier (1957-01-27) (track 3)
engineer:
Bob Sirapson (track 7)
lead vocals:
Harry Belafonte (1955-08-18) (track 11)
Harry Belafonte (1955-11-09) (track 8)
Harry Belafonte (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Harry Belafonte (1957-01-27) (track 3)
lyricist:
Lord Burgess (tracks 3–4, 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 16)
Harry Belafonte (tracks 3–4)
Jack Segal (track 11)
performer:
David Klein (1955-08-18) (track 11)
producer:
Bob Bollard (track 7)
Joe Carlton (tracks 3–4)
Henri René (track 11)
Edward O. Welker (tracks 4, 8)
writer:
Gene Barge (track 9)
Raymond Bell (track 7)
F.Alexander (track 10)
Bob Gordon (Robert Arlington Gordon, Jr.) (track 10)
Frank Guida (track 9)
Norman Span (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
BMG Music (not for release label use!) (1961 –) (track 7)
publisher:
Caribe Music Corp. (track 1)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 7)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1957-01-27) (track 3)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 13983) (track 16)
arrangements:
Danny Boy (arr. Joseph Flummerfelt) (track 13)
Danny Boy (arr. Gamley) (track 13)
Danny Boy (for violin and orchestra, arr. Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 13)
Hava Nagila (track 12)
When the Saints Go Marching In (arrangement from “The Spiritual Medley”) (track 16)
cover recording of:
Danny Boy (track 13)
Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair) (1955-08-18) (track 11)
is based on:
Jump in the Line (track 7)
Londonderry Air (track 13)
is the basis for:
Hava Nagila (Rootwater version) (track 12)
I'm the Man (track 12)
later parody versions:
Harvey and Sheila (track 12)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Hava naguila (track 12)
later versions:
Le Ruban rose (track 11)
When the Saints Go Marching In (Louis Armstrong's version) (track 16)
When the Saints Go Marching In (Bartholomew & Domino version) (track 16)
When the Saints Go Marching In (Rosetta Tharpe's version) (track 16)
recording of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Burgess/Attaway version made famous by Harry Belafonte) (track 1)
Jump in the Line (track 7)
הבה נגילה (Hava Nagila, traditional Jewish folk song) (track 12)
Jamaica Farewell (1955-11-09) (track 8)
Cocoanut Woman (1957-01-26) (track 4)
Island in the Sun (1957-01-27) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Original folk song) (track 1)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000025A1U [info]