Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Jerry, the Timber Gotta Roll
2:21
2 Man Smart, Woman Smarter
2:33
3 Scarlet Ribbons
3:18
4 Man Piaba
3:21
5 John Henrie
3:32
6 Sylvie
5:22
7 Banana Boat Song
5 3:09
8 Come Back Liza
3:07
9 I Do Adore Her
2:53
10 Jamaica Farewell
2:50
11 Cu Cu Ru Cu Cu Paloma
5:29
12 Mary's Boy Child
3:01
13 Danny Boy
4:48
14 Star-O
2:09
15 Mama Look a Booboo
3:04
16 Cocoanut Woman
3:18
17 Cotton Fields
5:19
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Darlin' Cora (live)
4:04
2 All My Trials (live)
4:09
3 Matilda, Matilda (live)
11:19
4 Haïti Cherie
3:22
5 Delia's Gone
4:34
6 Ezekiel
3:44
7 Wake Up Jacop
1:56
8 Take My Mother Home (live)
5:16
9 March Down to Jordan
3:30
10 Oh Let Me Fly
2:12
11 Goin' Down Jordan
3:42
12 Jump in the Line
3:48
13 Go Down Emanuel Road
3:14
14 The Crawdad Song
3:41
15 Jump Down Spin Around
2:04
16 Old King Cole (live)
5:15
17 La Bamba (live)
7:50
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Angelina
4:01
2 Round the Bay of Mexico
2:58
3 Land of the Sea and Sun
3:03
4 In My Father's House
3:38
5 Midnight Special
4:02
6 Muleskinner
3:34
7 Sit Down
2:30
8 Michael, Row the Boat Ashore
4:00
9 Mr. Bojangles
4:55
10 A Day in the Life of a Fool
2:21
11 Scarborough Fair / Canticle
3:31
12 Irene
2:34
13 This Land Is Your Land
3:02
14 Try to Remember
4:09
15 If I Were a Carpenter
3:35
16 Fare Thee Well
3:25

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Israel Baker (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Jerome G. Kasin (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Robert Levine (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Gustave Rosseels (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Myron Sandler (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Marshall Sosson (1956-07-20) (track 12)
cello:
Ennio Bolognini (1956-07-20) (track 12)
trumpet:
Conte Candoli (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Buddy Childers (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Maynard Ferguson (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Joseph B. Wilder (1957-01-27) (track 16)
viola:
Joseph Reilich (1956-07-20) (track 12)
membranophone:
Irv Kluger (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Osie Johnson (1955-10-20) (track 7)
flute:
Herbert Levy (1955-10-20) (track 7)
James N. DeMeo (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Harold M. Jones (50s US flautist) (1957-01-27) (track 16)
guitar:
Jim Hall (US jazz guitarist, composer & arranger) (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Millard Thomas (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Millard Thomas (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Frantz Casséus (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Frantz Casséus (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Victor Messer (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Millard Thomas (1957-01-27) (track 16)
bass:
Meyer "Mike" Rubin (US bassist 1930s - 1960s) (1956-07-20) (track 12)
double bass:
Eugene Wright (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Milt Hinton (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Norman Keenan (1957-01-27) (track 16)
percussion:
Arnold Manchester (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Louis Singer (percussionist) (1956-07-20) (track 12)
saxophone:
Buddy Collette (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Jimmy Giuffre (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Harry Klee (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Bud Shank (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Herbert Stewart (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Victor Garber (50s US saxophonist) (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Jules Jacob (US jazz woodwind player) (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Ted Nash (40s-80s US swing reedman, uncle of the other) (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Wilbur Schwartz (1956-07-20) (track 12)
bongos:
Carlos Vidal (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Noah Rodriguez (1957-01-27) (track 16)
piano:
John F. Williams Jr. (50s US soul/jazz pianist) (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Hal Hidey (1956-07-20) (track 12)
bass clarinet:
Antonio Villa (1956-07-20) (track 12)
marimba:
Joe Venuto (1957-01-27) (track 16)
timbales:
Frank Guerrero (1955-08-18) (track 3)
harp:
Marjorie Call (1956-07-20) (track 12)
congas:
Modesto Doran Martinez (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Alexander Cambrelen (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Mario Castillo (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Wally Fernez (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Daniel Barrajanos (1957-01-27) (track 16)
trombone:
John Haliburton (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Ed Kusby (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Si Zentner (1955-08-18) (track 3)
guitar family:
Millard Thomas (1956-07-20) (track 12)
French horn:
Attilo DePalma (1956-07-20) (track 12)
additional lyricist:
William Attaway (1955) (track 7)
Irving Burgie (1955) (track 7)
choir vocals:
Charles Colman (1955-10-20) (track 7)
J. Hamilton Grandison (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Joseph Lewis (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Lord Burgess (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Brock Peters (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Sherman Sneed (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Herbert L. Stubbs (1955-10-20) (track 7)
John White (50s US vocalist) (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Gloria Wynder (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Gilbert E. Adkins (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Irving D. Barnes (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Leon Bibb (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Charles Colman (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Stephen Harbachick (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Marvin Hayes, Jr. (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Joe N. Kenyon (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Irving Burgie (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Samuel R. McCurry (1957-01-27) (track 16)
John Nielsen (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Brock Peters (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Howard A. Roberts (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings, founded the Howard Roberts Chorale) (1957-01-27) (track 16)
William Stewart (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings) (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Herbert L. Stubbs (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Leroy B. Thompson (1957-01-27) (track 16)
Rodester Timmons (1957-01-27) (track 16)
composer:
Evelyn Danzig (track 3)
Jester Hairston (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 7, 13)
Harry Belafonte (track 16)
Lord Burgess (tracks 10, 16)
Norman Span (track 2)
conductor:
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist) (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist) (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Will Lorin (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Robert DeCormier (1957-01-27) (track 16)
lead vocals:
Harry Belafonte (1955-08-18) (track 3)
Harry Belafonte (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Harry Belafonte (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Harry Belafonte (1957-01-27) (track 16)
lyricist:
Jester Hairston (track 12)
Harry Belafonte (track 16)
Lord Burgess (tracks 10, 16)
Jack O. Segal (track 3)
Norman Span (track 2)
Frederick Edward Weatherly (1910 – 1913) (track 13)
orchestra:
Tony Scott's Orchestra & Chorus (1955-10-20) (track 7)
performer:
David Klein (1955-08-18) (track 3)
producer:
Joe Carlton (track 16)
Herman Diaz, Jr. (track 7)
Dennis Farnon (track 12)
Henri René (tracks 3, 12)
writer:
Gene Barge (track 15)
Frank Guida (track 15)
Jester Hairston (track 12)
Lead Belly (track 6)
Paul Campbell (songwriting pseudonym used by The Weavers) (track 6)
publisher:
Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. (USA, publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 13)
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 12)
Caribe Music Corp. (track 7)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1957-01-27) (track 16)
arrangements:
Danny Boy (for violin and orchestra, arr. Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 13)
Danny Boy (James Last arrangement) (track 13)
Danny Boy (arr. Joseph Flummerfelt) (track 13)
Danny Boy (arr. Gamley) (track 13)
Mary's Boy Child (arr. Langford) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Danny Boy (track 13)
Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair) (1955-08-18) (track 3)
is based on:
Londonderry Air (track 13)
is the basis for:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Kuningas hän on (track 12)
Marian poika (track 12)
later versions:
Le Ruban rose (track 3)
recording of:
Jamaica Farewell (track 10)
Mama Look a Boo Boo (track 15)
Sylvie (track 6)
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Burgess/Attaway version made famous by Harry Belafonte) (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Mary’s Boy Child (1956-07-20) (track 12)
Cocoanut Woman (1957-01-27) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 12)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 12)
version of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Original folk song) (track 7)

CD 2

trumpet:
Joseph B. Wilder (1957-01-27) (track 4)
flute:
James N. DeMeo (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Harold M. Jones (50s US flautist) (1957-01-27) (track 4)
guitar:
Frantz Casséus (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Victor Messer (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Millard Thomas (1957-01-27) (track 4)
double bass:
Norman Keenan (1957-01-27) (track 4)
bongos:
Noah Rodriguez (1957-01-27) (track 4)
marimba:
Joe Venuto (1957-01-27) (track 4)
congas:
Daniel Barrajanos (1957-01-27) (track 4)
arranger:
Harry Belafonte (track 14)
Irving Burgie (track 13)
choir vocals:
Gilbert E. Adkins (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Irving D. Barnes (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Leon Bibb (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Charles Colman (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Stephen Harbachick (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Marvin Hayes, Jr. (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Joe N. Kenyon (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Irving Burgie (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Samuel R. McCurry (1957-01-27) (track 4)
John Nielsen (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Brock Peters (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Howard A. Roberts (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings, founded the Howard Roberts Chorale) (1957-01-27) (track 4)
William Stewart (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings) (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Herbert L. Stubbs (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Leroy B. Thompson (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Rodester Timmons (1957-01-27) (track 4)
composer:
William Attaway (track 15)
Harry Belafonte (tracks 4, 15, 17)
Edward Arthur Dolph (track 16)
Irving Burgie (track 4)
Stephen Somvel (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
conductor:
Robert DeCormier (1957-01-27) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Harry Belafonte (1957-01-27) (track 4)
lyricist:
Harry Belafonte (track 4)
Irving Burgie (track 4)
Stephen Somvel (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
producer:
Joe Carlton (track 4)
writer:
Harry Belafonte (track 7)
Gene Corman (track 7)
Milt Okun (track 7)
Theophilus Woods (track 11)
Irving Burgie (track 11)
publisher:
Carribean Music Corp. (tracks 11, 13)
Cherry Lane Music Co. (tracks 11, 13)
Clara Music Publ. Corp. (tracks 11, 14)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1957-01-27) (track 4)
is based on:
Shake Shake Sonora (track 12)
is the basis for:
Jump in the Line (track 12)
later versions:
All My Sorrows (track 2)
live recording of:
All My Trials (track 2)
La Bamba (track 17)
Old King Cole (track 16)
recording of:
Crawdad Song (track 14)
Goin' Down Jordan (track 11)
Jump in the Line (track 12)
Wake up Jacob (track 7)
Haiti Cherie (1957-01-27) (track 4)
version of:
Crawdad Song (track 14)

CD 3

arranger:
Harry Belafonte (tracks 5–6, 8)
composer:
Tim Hardin (track 15)
Harvey Schmidt (track 14)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 9)
Woody Guthrie (1940) (track 13)
lyricist:
Tim Hardin (track 15)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 9)
Tom Jones (musical theatre lyricist) (track 14)
Woody Guthrie (1940) (track 13)
writer:
Art Garfunkel (track 11)
Irving Burgie (tracks 1, 3)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 8)
publisher:
Cherry Lane Music Co. (tracks 1, 3)
Clara Music Publ. Corp. (tracks 5–6, 8)
Gotillion Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 9)
Pattern Music Ltd (track 11)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 9)
arrangement of:
Midnight Special (track 5)
cover recording of:
Mr. Bojangles (track 9)
Try to Remember (The Fantasticks) (track 14)
is based on:
later parody versions:
Offer Your Prayer (track 11)
later translated versions:
Esta es tu tierra (track 13)
Esta tierra es tuya (track 13)
Mae'n Wlad I Mi (track 13)
later versions:
Muistatko syyskuun (track 14)
recording of:
Angelina (track 1)
Midnight Special (Harry Belafonte) (track 5)
Muleskinner (track 6)
version of:
Scarborough Fair (track 11)

Release

ASIN: UK: B00005MHQI [info]