A15. RCA-LPM / LSP-2194 ¯ Swing Dat Hammer
Matrix Nos: L2PP-1343 / 1344
1959, 33 rpm LP

Vocals: Harry Belafonte
Accompanied by The Belafonte Folk Singers
Conducted by Robert De Cormier
Millard Thomas, Guitar (4)
Produced by Bob Bollard
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Cover Photo: Roy De Carava
Liner-notes: Bob Bollard

01) Look Over Yonder (2:51)
02) Bald Headed Woman (3:30)
03) Grizzly Bear (3:27)
04) Diamond Joe (3:36)
05) Here Rattler Here (3:57)
06) Another Man Done Gone (2:21)
07) Swing Dat Hammer (4:38)
08) Go Down Old Hannah (3:47)
09) Rocks And Gravel (4:10)
10) Talkin' And Signifyin' (5:08)



A16. RCA-LOC / LSO-6007 ¯ Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall
Matrix Nos: L2PP-3818 / 3819 / 3820 / 3821
1960, 33 rpm LP (Live, 2 record set)

Harry Belafonte with Odetta, Miriam Makeba,
Chad Mitchell Trio, The Belafonte Folk Singers
Produced by Bob Bollard
Musical Directors: Robert De Cormier and Milt Okun
Accompaniments include the following musicians:
Belafonte (1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18):
Guitars: Millard Thomas, Ernest Calabria
Conga Drums, Bongos: Daniel Barrajanos
Bass: Norman Keenan
The Chad Mitchell Trio (5, 6, 7):
Guitar: Dennis Collins
Odetta (8, 9):
Bass: Bill Lee
Miriam Makeba (10, 11):
Guitar: Perry Lopez
Conga Drums: Thomas Lopez
The Belafonte Folk Singers (1, 3, 4, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18):
Lead Singers: Ned Wright (12, 14), Arthur Williams (13)
Guitar: Walter Raim
Recorded at Carnegie Hall, May 2, 1960
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Cover Photo: Jay Maisel
Rehearsal Photos: Peter Perri, Roy De Carava
Liner-notes: Bob Bollard
01) Jump Down, Spin Around (2:35)
02) Suzanne (Every Night) (4:35)
03) A Little Lyric Of Great Importance (2:37)
04) Chickens (2:40)
05) Vaichazkem (2:22)
06) I Do Adore Her (3:23)
07) The Ballad Of Sigmund Freud (2:44)
08) I've Been Driving On Bald Mountain / Water Boy (7:52)
09) A Hole In The Bucket (4:30)
10) The Click Song (3:45)
11) One More Dance (3:25)
12) The Ox Drivers (2:50)
13) The Red Rosy Bush (3:55)
14) Didn't It Rain (5:22)
15) Hene Ma Tov (3:48)
16) I Know Where I'm Going (3:33)
17) Old King Cole (5:00)
18) La Bamba (6:17)

A17. RCA-LPM / LSP-2388 ¯ Jump Up Calypso
Matrix Nos: M7OP-8674 / 8675
1961, 33 rpm LP

Vocals: Harry Belafonte
Produced by Bob Bollard
Orchestra and Chorus Directed by Ralph Hunter
Accompanied by:
Trinidad Steel Band
Guitar: Millard Thomas
Quatro & Guitar: Ernest Calabria
Bass: Norman Keenan
Engineer: Bob Simpson
Master: Ed Begley
Cover Photo: Peter Perri
Liner-notes: Anon
Manufactured by B.E.I. for R.C.A.

01) Sweetheart From Venezuela (3:28)
02) Go Down Emanuel Road (3:07)
03) The Baby Boy (3:22)
04) Gloria (3:08)
05) Land Of The Sea And Sun (2:55)
06) Goin' Down Jordan (3:34)
07) Jump In The Line (3:39)
08) Kingston Market (3:11)
09) Monkey (3:58)
10) These Are The Times (3:14)
11) Bally Mena (3:25)
12) Angelina (3:53)

A18. RCA-LPM / LSP-2449 ¯ The Midnight Special
Matrix Nos: N7OP-5151 / 5152
1962, 33 rpm LP

Vocals: Harry Belafonte
Produced by Hugo Montenegro
Conducted and Arranged by Jimmy Jones
Guitar: Millard Thomas
Guitar: Ernie Calabria
Bass: Norman Keenan
Drums: Danny Barrajanos, Don Lamond, Percy Brice
Trumpet Solos: Joe Wilder
Saxophone Solos: Jerome Richardson
Harmonica: Bob Dylan
Engineering and Mastering: Bob Simpson
Photos: Peter Perri
Liner-notes: Bob Bollard
Manufactured by B.E.I. for R.C.A.

01) Midnight Special (3:55)
02) Crawdad Song (3:32)
03) Memphis Tennessee (4:53)
04) Gotta Travel On (4:20)
05) Did You Here About Jerry (2:52)
06) On Top Of Old Smokey (5:54)
07) Muleskinner (3:26)
08) Makes A Longtime Man Feel Bad (5:40)
09) Michael Row The Boat Ashore (3:54)




A19. RCA-LPM / LSP-2574 ¯ The Many Moods Of Belafonte
Matrix Nos: N7OP-5165 / 5166
1962, 33 rpm LP

Vocals: Harry Belafonte
Duet with Miriam Makeba (4)
Produced by Bob Bollard
Leader: William Eaton
Guitar: Ernie Calabria, Millard Thomas, Jay Berliner
Trumpet: Hugh Masekela
Bass: John Cartwright, Norman Keenan, Bill Salter
Drums: Percy Brice
Percussion: Auchee Lee, Danny Barrajanos, Julio Collazo, Ralph MacDonald
Engineer: Bob Simpson
Master: Ed Begley
Cover Photo: Peter Perri
Liner-notes: Anon
Manufactured by B.E.I. for R.C.A.

01) Tongue Tie Baby (3:51)
02) Who's Gonna Be Your Man (3:42)
03) Long About Now (3:55)
04) Bamotsweri (2:33)
05) I'm On My Way To Saturday (2:45)
06) Betty An' Dupree (5:19)
07) Summertime Love (3:58)
08) Lyla, Lyla (3:26)
09) Zombie Jamboree (3:35)
10) Try To Remember (3:24)
11) Dark As A Dungeon (4:15)


A20. RCA-LPM / LSP-2695 ¯ Streets I Have Walked
Matrix Nos: P3RM-2838 / 2839
1963, 33 rpm LP

Vocals: Harry Belafonte
Accompanied by the Spring Gardens Junior High School No. 59 Choir
Musicians: William Eaton, Ernie Calabria, Jay Berliner,
John Cartwright, Percy Brice, Ralph MacDonald
Produced by Bob Bollard
Orchestra and Chorus Directed by Howard Roberts
Engineer: Bob Simpson
Tape Mastering: Ed Begley
Cover Photo: Roy De Carava
Liner-notes: Harry Belafonte
Manufactured by B.E.I. for R.C.A.

01) Sit Down (2:24)
02) Erev Shel Shoshanim (3:07)
03) Waltzing Matilda (3:12)
04) My Old Paint (3:23)
05) Mangwene Mpulele (3:30)
06) This Land Is Your Land (2:59)
07) Tunga (3:10)
08) Sakura (3:54)
09) Amen (3:04)
10) The Borning Day (3:27)
11) This Wicked Race (3:01)
12) Come Away Melinda (2:24)

Note:-
Should any former members of the Spring Gardens Choir happen upon this site I would be most pleased to hear from you. Working with Harry Belafonte and participating in the making of this recording must have been very rewarding experiences for you. How fitting to incorporate, into the master tracks, flashes of the spontaneous laughter and excitement that these sessions obviously generated.

A21. RCA-LSO-6009 ¯ Belafonte At The Greek Theatre
Matrix Nos: PR3S-6087 / 6088 / 6089 / 6090
1963, 33 rpm LP (Live, 2 record set)

Vocals: Harry Belafonte
Produced by Bob Bollard
Orchestra and Chorus Conducted by Howard Roberts
Orchestral Arrangements by Hugo Montenegro
Musicians for Belafonte:
Ernest Calabria, Guitar
Jay Berliner, Guitar
John Cartwright, Bass
Percy Brice, Drums
Ralph MacDonald, Percussion
William Eaton, Clavietta
Recorded at the Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, Aug. 23, 1963
Engineer: Bob Simpson
Tape Master: Ed Begley
Cover Photo: Jay Maisel
B&W Photos: Garret-Howard, Wilson Miller
Liner-notes: Bob Bollard
Manufactured by B.E.I. for R.C.A.

01) Look Over Yonder / Be My Woman, Gal (4:42)
02) Glory Manger (4:11)
03) Shake That Little Foot (4:02)
04) Windin' Road (4:36)
05) Hoedown Blues (2:40)
06) Try To Remember (3:46)
07) Why' N' Why (3:19)
08) Contemporary Dance (2:24)
09) In My Father's House (3:12)
10) Hayoshevet Baganim (2:30)
11) Cruel War (3:23)
12) Pig (1:43)
13) Sailor Man (3:03)
14) Merry Minuet (3:28)
15) Boot Dance (3:23)
16) Zombie Jamboree (16:45)

A22. RCA-LSP-2953 ¯ Ballads, Blues, & Boasters
Matrix Nos: RR3S-0234 / 0235
1964, 33 rpm LP

Vocals: Harry Belafonte
Orchestra and Chorus Conducted by Howard A. Roberts
Producers: Bob Bollard and Priscilla Eaves
Guitars: Ernie Calabria, Jay Berliner
Bass: John Cartwright
Drums: Percy Brice
Percussion: Ralph MacDonald
Organ: Paul Griffin
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Tape Mastering: Ed Begley
Cover Photo: Peter Perri
Liner-notes: Anon
Manufactured by B.E.I. for R.C.A.

01) Tone The Bell Easy (3:20)
02) Blue Willow Moan (3:35)
03) Ananias (2:50)
04) Boy (3:49)
05) My Love Is A Dewdrop (3:25)
06) Back Of The Bus (3:25)
07) Pastures Of Plenty (3:38)
08) John The Revelator (3:41)
09) Four Strong Winds (2:54)
10) Black Betty (4:14)
11) Big Boat Up The River (4:06)


A23. RCA-LSP-3415 ¯ An Evening With Belafonte / Mouskouri
Matrix Nos: SR3S-3485 / 3486
1965, 33 rpm LP (Songs from Greece)

Harry Belafonte (1, 3 ,5, 7, 9, 10)
Nana Mouskouri (2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10)
Musical Direction and Choral Arrangements by Howard Roberts
Produced by Andy Wiswell
Executive Producer: Harry Belafonte
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Musicians:
Bouzouki and Guitar: George Petsilas, Ernie Calabria
Percussion: Percy Brice, Ralph MacDonald
Liner-notes: Anon

01) Fengari Moo (My Moon) (2:57)
02) Oneero (Dream) (2:33)
03) Kean Tha Depsasees (If You Are Thirsty) (3:22)
04) To Traino (The Train) (3:10)
05) Mes Tin Varka (In The Small Boat) (3:10)
06) Telalees (The Town Crier) (2:08)
07) Pame Mia Volta (Walking On The Moon) (3:30)
08) Feedakee (The Baby Snake) (3:12)
09) Thalassa Platia (The Wide Sea) (2:38)
10) Erene (Irene) (2:33)



A24. RCA-LSP-3420 ¯ An Evening With Belafonte / Makeba
Matrix Nos: R3RS-4388 / 4389
1965, 33 rpm LP (Songs from Africa)

Vocals:
Harry Belafonte (1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12)
Miriam Makeba (1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10)
Conducted by Jonas Gwangwa and Howard Roberts
Arrangements by Jonas Gwangwa
Produced by Andy Wiswell
Executive Producer: Harry Belafonte
Musicians:
Guitars: Sam Brown, Eddie Diehl, Marvin Falcon, Ernie Calabria, Jay Berliner
Bass Violin: William Salter, John Cartwright
Percussion: Auchee Lee, Solomon Ilori, Chief Bey, Ralph MacDonald, Percy Brice
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City
Engineer: Bob Simpson
Liner-notes: Harry Belafonte

01) Mbombela (Train Song) Xhosa (3:08)
02) Kwazulu (In The Land Of The Zulus) Zulu (2:30)
03) Thula, Thula (Hush Hush) Zulu (3:03)
04) Nonqonqo (To Those We Love) Xhosa (2:15)
05) Mabayeke (Give Us Our Land) Zulu (2:27)
06) Ndodemnyama (Beware Verwoerd) Xhosa (2:05)
07) Baile Banake (Gone Are My Children) Sotho (2:47)
08) Khawuleza (Hurry Mama Hurry) Xhosa (3:25)
09) Malaika (My Angel) Swahili (3:12)
10) Mbayi, Mbayi (Cannon) Zulu (2:47)
11) Thula Sthandwa Same (Lullaby) Zulu (2:46)
12) Iph' Indlela (Show Me The Way My Brother) Zulu (3:10)

A25) Philips-BEL 1 ¯ Belafonte-En Gränslös Kväll På Operan
Matrix Nos: EL-0001 / 0002
(An Evening Without Borders At The Operahouse)
1966, 33 rpm LP (Live in Stockholm)

Vocals:
Harry Belafonte (1, 6, 7, 10) with the Belafonte Singers
Dr. Martin Luther King (2)
Alice Babs (3)
Scandinavian Performers (3, 4)
Monica Zetterlund (5)
Esther Marrow (8, 9)
Recorded at the Royal Operahouse in Stockholm on March 31, 1966
Beneficiary Concert for Martin Luther King's Civil Rights Movement

01) Glory Manger (4:53)
02) Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King (3:48)
03) Multi-lingual Concert Opening
      Skit
(3:47)
      Brown Baby
(3:30)
04) Acappella (3:08)
05) Svartvit Calypso (3:52)
06) Where Have All The Flowers Gone (5:08)
07) Try To Remember (4:13)
08) Why ? (Am I Treated So Bad) (4:49)
09) The Lord’s Prayer (3:55)
10) Matilda, Matilda (7:33)

Other Participating Artists and Personalities not already introduced:
Clifford Fears, Gals and Pals, Mariane Orlando, Verner Klavsen, Per Aabel, Birgitta Ulfsson, Lasse Poysti, Sir Henry and His Butlers, Lasse Bagges Kvartett, Monica Dominiques trio, Jan Johanssons trio, Kungl Hovkapellet, Dir. Bertil Bokstedt, Hasse Alfredson, Tage Danielsson

Note :-
Many thanks to both Åke Holm and Jan Ejlertsen for providing invaluable assistance with translations and behind-the-scenes, first-person accounts.

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