Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Day-O
5 3:05
2 I Do Adore Her
2:51
3 Jamaica Farewell
5 3:05
4 Will His Love Be Like His Rum?
2:36
5 Dolly Dawn
3:16
6 Star-O
2:04
7 The Jack-Ass Song
2:54
8 Hosanna
2:39
9 Come Back Liza
5 3:07
10 Brown Skin Girl
2:42
11 Man Smart (Woman Smarter)
3:33

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Osie Johnson (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Kelly Martin (1955-11-09) (track 3)
flute:
Herbert Levy (1955-10-20) (track 1)
guitar:
Millard Thomas (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Frantz Casséus (1955-11-09) (track 3)
Lord Burgess (1955-11-09) (track 3)
Millard Thomas (1955-11-09) (track 3)
double bass:
Milt Hinton (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Al Hall (1955-11-09) (track 3)
Norman Keenan (1955-11-09) (track 3)
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)
arranger:
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist, arranger & conductor) (track 6)
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:
Lord Burgess (tracks 2–3, 5)
Norman Span (tracks 10–11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
conductor:
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist, arranger & conductor) (1955-10-20) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Harry Belafonte (1955-10-20) (track 1)
lyricist:
Lord Burgess (tracks 3, 5)
Norman Span (tracks 10–11)
orchestra:
Tony Scott's Orchestra & Chorus (1955-10-20) (track 1)
producer:
Herman Diaz, Jr. (track 1)
Edward O. Welker (track 3)
vocals:
Harry Belafonte (tracks 1–2, 4–8, 10)
Harry Belafonte (1955-11-09) (track 3)
writer:
William Attaway (tracks 4, 6–8)
Lord Burgess (tracks 6–8)
Harry Belafonte (tracks 4, 6)
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:
Hosanna (1955-10-19) (track 8)
Will His Love Be Like His Rum? (1955-10-19) (track 4)
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Burgess/Attaway version made famous by Harry Belafonte) (1955-10-20) (track 1)
Star‐o (1955-10-20) (track 6)
The Jack‐Ass Song (1955-10-20) (track 7)
Brown Skin Girl (1955-11-09) (track 10)
Dolly Dawn (1955-11-09) (track 5)
I Do Adore Her (1955-11-09) (track 2)
Jamaica Farewell (1955-11-09) (track 3)
version of:
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (Original folk song) (track 1)