Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Day-O
5 3:05
A2 I Do Adore Her
2:51
A3 Jamaica Farewell
5 3:05
A4 Will His Love Be Like His Rum?
2:36
A5 Dolly Dawn
3:16
B1 Star-O
2:04
B2 The Jack-Ass Song
2:54
B3 Hosanna
2:39
B4 Come Back Liza
5 3:07
B5 Brown Skin Girl
2:42
B6 Man Smart (Woman Smarter)
3:33

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

drums (drum set):
Osie Johnson (1955-10-20) (track A1)
Kelly Martin (1955-11-09) (track A3)
flute:
Herbert Levy (1955-10-20) (track A1)
guitar:
Millard Thomas (1955-10-20) (track A1)
Frantz Casséus (1955-11-09) (track A3)
Lord Burgess (1955-11-09) (track A3)
Millard Thomas (1955-11-09) (track A3)
double bass:
Milt Hinton (1955-10-20) (track A1)
Al Hall (1955-11-09) (track A3)
Norman Keenan (1955-11-09) (track A3)
congas:
Alexander Cambrelen (1955-10-20) (track A1)
Mario Castillo (1955-10-20) (track A1)
additional lyricist:
William Attaway (1955) (track A1)
Irving Burgie (1955) (track A1)
arranger:
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist, arranger & conductor) (track B1)
choir vocals:
Charles Colman (1955-10-20) (track A1)
J. Hamilton Grandison (1955-10-20) (track A1)
Joseph Lewis (1955-10-20) (track A1)
Lord Burgess (1955-10-20) (track A1)
Brock Peters (1955-10-20) (track A1)
Sherman Sneed (1955-10-20) (track A1)
Herbert L. Stubbs (1955-10-20) (track A1)
John White (50s US vocalist) (1955-10-20) (track A1)
Gloria Wynder (1955-10-20) (track A1)
composer:
Lord Burgess (tracks A2–A3, A5)
Norman Span (tracks B5–B6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track A1)
conductor:
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist, arranger & conductor) (1955-10-20) (track A1)
lead vocals:
Harry Belafonte (1955-10-20) (track A1)
lyricist:
Lord Burgess (tracks A3, A5)
Norman Span (tracks B5–B6)
orchestra:
Tony Scott's Orchestra & Chorus (1955-10-20) (track A1)
producer:
Herman Diaz, Jr. (track A1)
Edward O. Welker (track A3)
vocals:
Harry Belafonte (tracks A1–A2, A4–B3, B5)
Harry Belafonte (1955-11-09) (track A3)
writer:
William Attaway (tracks A4, B1–B3)
Lord Burgess (tracks B1–B3)
Harry Belafonte (tracks A4, B1)
publisher:
Caribe Music Corp. (track A1)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1955-10-20) (track A1)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Trio Bommerlunder (track A1)
recording of:
Hosanna (1955-10-19) (track B3)
Will His Love Be Like His Rum? (1955-10-19) (track A4)
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Burgess/Attaway version made famous by Harry Belafonte) (1955-10-20) (track A1)
Star‐o (1955-10-20) (track B1)
The Jack‐Ass Song (1955-10-20) (track B2)
Brown Skin Girl (1955-11-09) (track B5)
Dolly Dawn (1955-11-09) (track A5)
I Do Adore Her (1955-11-09) (track A2)
Jamaica Farewell (1955-11-09) (track A3)
version of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Original folk song) (track A1)