Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Banana Boat Song (Day-o)
3:02
2 Cocoanut Woman
2:50
3 Jamaica Farewell
2:50
4 Island in the Sun
3:21
5 Mama Look a Booboo
3:07
6 Matilda, Matilda
3:32
7 Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair)
3:15
8 God Bless the Child
5:03
9 Danny Boy
5:45
10 Cotton Fields
5:17
11 Hava Nagila
3:12
12 Cucurucucu Paloma
5:30
13 Come Back, Liza
3:11
14 Farewell
1:52
15 Turn Around
3:18
16 Boll Weevil
2:16
17 Hallelujah I Love Her So
2:59
18 I Got a Jump
1:46
19 Take My Mother Home
3:59
20 Annabella Lee
2:34

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Conte Candoli (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Buddy Childers (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Maynard Ferguson (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Joseph B. Wilder (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Joseph B. Wilder (1957-01-27) (track 4)
membranophone:
Irv Kluger (1955-08-18) (track 7)
flute:
Paige Brook (flautist) (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Harold M. Jones (50s US flautist) (1957-01-26) (track 2)
James N. DeMeo (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Harold M. Jones (50s US flautist) (1957-01-27) (track 4)
guitar:
Jim Hall (US jazz guitarist, composer & arranger) (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Millard Thomas (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Frantz Casséus (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Victor Messer (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Millard Thomas (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Frantz Casséus (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Victor Messer (1957-01-27) (track 4)
Millard Thomas (1957-01-27) (track 4)
double bass:
Eugene Wright (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Norman Keenan (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Norman Keenan (1957-01-27) (track 4)
saxophone:
Buddy Collette (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Jimmy Giuffre (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Harry Klee (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Bud Shank (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Herbert Stewart (1955-08-18) (track 7)
bongos:
Carlos Vidal (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Noah Rodriguez (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Noah Rodriguez (1957-01-27) (track 4)
piano:
John F. Williams Jr. (50s US soul/jazz pianist) (1955-08-18) (track 7)
marimba:
George Devens (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Joe Venuto (1957-01-27) (track 4)
timbales:
Frank Guerrero (1955-08-18) (track 7)
congas:
Modesto Doran Martinez (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Daniel Barrajanos (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Daniel Barrajanos (1957-01-27) (track 4)
trombone:
John Haliburton (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Ed Kusby (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Si Zentner (1955-08-18) (track 7)
additional lyricist:
Edgar Allan Poe (track 20)
William Attaway (1955) (track 1)
Irving Burgie (1955) (track 1)
arranger:
Fred Norman (track 20)
choir vocals:
Gilbert E. Adkins (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Irving D. Barnes (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Leon Bibb (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Charles Colman (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Stephen Harbachick (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Marvin Hayes, Jr. (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Joe N. Kenyon (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Irving Burgie (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Samuel R. McCurry (1957-01-26) (track 2)
John Nielsen (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Brock Peters (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Howard A. Roberts (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings, founded the Howard Roberts Chorale) (1957-01-26) (track 2)
William Stewart (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings) (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Herbert L. Stubbs (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Leroy B. Thompson (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Rodester Timmons (1957-01-26) (track 2)
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:
Evelyn Danzig (track 7)
Alan Greene (track 15)
Malvina Reynolds (track 15)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 9, 11)
Harry Belafonte (tracks 2, 4)
Lord Burgess (tracks 2–4)
Jack Segal (track 20)
conductor:
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist) (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Robert DeCormier (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Robert DeCormier (1957-01-27) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Harry Belafonte (track 20)
Harry Belafonte (1955-08-18) (track 7)
Harry Belafonte (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Harry Belafonte (1957-01-27) (track 4)
lyricist:
Harry Belafonte (tracks 2, 4, 15)
Lord Burgess (tracks 2–4)
Jack Segal (tracks 7, 20)
Frederick Edward Weatherly (1910 – 1913) (track 9)
performer:
David Klein (1955-08-18) (track 7)
producer:
Joe Carlton (tracks 2, 4)
Henri René (track 7)
Jack Rollins (track 20)
Edward O. Welker (track 2)
vocals:
writer:
Gene Barge (track 5)
Frank Guida (track 5)
publisher:
Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. (USA, publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 9)
Caribe Music Corp. (track 1)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1957-01-27) (track 4)
arrangements:
Danny Boy (arr. Gamley) (track 9)
Danny Boy (arr. Joseph Flummerfelt) (track 9)
Danny Boy (for violin and orchestra, arr. Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 9)
Danny Boy (James Last arrangement) (track 9)
Hava Nagila (track 11)
cover recording of:
Danny Boy (track 9)
Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair) (1955-08-18) (track 7)
is based on:
Annabel Lee (track 20)
Londonderry Air (track 9)
is the basis for:
Hava Nagila (Rootwater version) (track 11)
I'm the Man (track 11)
later parody versions:
Harvey and Sheila (track 11)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Hava naguila (track 11)
Trio Bommerlunder (track 1)
later versions:
Le Ruban rose (track 7)
recording of:
Annabelle Lee (track 20)
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Burgess/Attaway version made famous by Harry Belafonte) (track 1)
Jamaica Farewell (track 3)
Turn Around (track 15)
הבה נגילה (Hava Nagila, traditional Jewish folk song) (track 11)
Cocoanut Woman (1957-01-26) (track 2)
Island in the Sun (1957-01-27) (track 4)
version of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Original folk song) (track 1)