Updated:- June 22, 2007

No.

Year

Description

Type

Duration

Code

1) Abraham, Martin, and John

1st

1969

RCA-LSP-4301 ¯ By Request

LP

(3:54)

A31

2nd

1970

RCA-PRS-295 ¯ For The Love Of Life, Harry & Lena

LP (TV)

(4:24)

A33

3rd

1972

RCA-VPSX-6077 ¯ Belafonte ... Live!

2LP Live

(5:02)

A35

2) A Hole In The Bucket

1st

1960

RCA-LSO-6007 ¯ Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall

2LP Live

(4:30)

A16

2nd

1977

CBS-CB86045 ¯ Turn The World Around

LP

(8:46)

A38

CBS-Sony-25AP-1581

3) All My Trials

1st

1958

RCA-LSP-1927 ¯ Love Is A Gentle Thing

LP

(5:37)

A11

2nd

1959

RCA-LSO-6006 ¯ Belafonte At Carnegie Hall

2LP Live

(3:49)

A13

4) Be My Woman, Gal

1st

1963

RCA-LSO-6009 ¯ Belafonte At The Greek Theatre

2LP Live

(-)

A21

2nd

1972

RCA-VPSX-6077 ¯ Belafonte ... Live!

2LP Live

(-)

A35

Performed as part of Look Over Yonder.

5) Cocoanut Woman

1st

57-02

Bear BCD 16262 EL ¯ Island In The Sun 1949 - 1957 5CD Box

(3:00)

C27

2nd

1957

RCA-47-6885 ¯ Single B/W Island In The Sun

45

(2:46)

S4

3rd

1957

RCA-LPM-1505 ¯ Belafonte Sings Of The Caribbean

LP

(3:18)

A8

An extended rendition ending with an infectious scat

romp. The single is a cropped version of the LP track

(end fade-out).

4th

1966

RCA-LSP-3658 ¯ Calypso In Brass

LP

(3:17)

A27

6) Come Back Liza

1st

1955

RCA-LPM-1248 ¯ Calypso

LP

(3:05)

A6

2nd

1959

RCA-LSO-6006 ¯ Belafonte At Carnegie Hall

2LP Live

(2:54)

A13

7) Cotton Fields

1st

1958

RCA-LSO-1006 (LSP-1972) ¯ Belafonte Sings The Blues

LP

(5:17)

A9

2nd

1959

RCA-LSO-6006 ¯ Belafonte At Carnegie Hall

2LP Live

(4:04)

A13

8) Cu Cu Ru Cu Cu Paloma

1st

56-02

Bear BCD 16262 EL ¯ Island In The Sun 1949 - 1957 5CD Box

(4:59)

C24

2nd

1956

RCA-LPM-1402 ¯ An Evening With Belafonte

LP

(5:30)

A7

3rd

1959

RCA-LSO-6006 ¯ Belafonte At Carnegie Hall

2LP Live

(6:28)

A13

4th

59-89

BMG-07863-56006-2 ¯ Belafonte At Carnegie Hall

CD Live

(3:50)

C10

An alternate take from 1959 which appeared in 1989.

9) Danny Boy

1st

1956

RCA-LPM-1402 ¯ An Evening With Belafonte

LP

(5:50)

A7

2nd

1956

RCA-47-6790 Single ¯ B/W Take My Mother Home

45

(4:43)

S4

An abridged rendering of Danny Boy, missing the

mood-setting narration that leads off the LP track.

3rd

1959

RCA-LSO-6006 ¯ Belafonte At Carnegie Hall

2LP Live

(5:05)

A13

10) Darlin' Cora

1st

1959

RCA-47-7491 ¯ Single B/W Turn Around

45

(3:39)

S4

2nd

1959

RCA-LSO-6006 ¯ Belafonte At Carnegie Hall

2LP Live

(3:51)

A13

Includes orchestral concert opening.

11) Day O (The Banana Boat Song)

1st

1955

RCA-LPM-1248 ¯ Calypso

LP

(3:02)

A6

2nd

1959

RCA-LSO-6006 ¯ Belafonte At Carnegie Hall

2LP Live

(3:24)

A13

3rd

1974

RCA-R4P5054 ¯ Belafonte In Japan

2LP Live

(2:40)

A37

Victor RCA-9101 / 9102

4th

1989

EMI Electrola-198-7924441 ¯ Belafonte In Germany '89

2LP Live

(5:35)

A41

5th

1997

Island-314-524384-2 ¯ An Evening With Friends

CD Live

(7:42)

A42

12) Delia

1st

1954

RCA-LPM-1022 ¯ Mark Twain

LP

(2:58)

A4

2nd

1967

RCA-LSP-3779 ¯ On Campus

LP

(3:42)

A28

13) Did You Hear About Jerry

1st

1957

RCA-47-7176 ¯ Single B/W The Marching Saints

45

(2:55)

S4

2nd

1962

RCA-LSP-2449 ¯ The Midnight Special

LP

(2:52)

A18

14) Did You Know

1st

1981

Columbia-FC-37489 ¯ Loving You Is Where I Belong

LP

(3:44)

A39

2nd

1989

EMI Electrola-198-7924441 ¯ Belafonte In Germany '89

2LP Live

(4:45)

A41

15) Don't Stop the Carnival

1st

1970

RCA-LSP-4521 ¯ Calypso Carnival

LP

(5:00)

A34

2nd

1972

RCA-VPSX-6077 ¯ Belafonte ... Live!

2LP Live

(--)

A35

Part of Carnival Medley (17:20)

3rd

1974

RCA-R4P5054 ¯ Belafonte In Japan

2LP Live

(--)

A37

Victor RCA-9101 / 9102

Part of Carnival Medley (16:00)

16) Empty Chairs

1st

1973

RCA-APL1-0094 ¯ Play Me

LP

(5:17)

A36

2nd

1974

RCA-R4P5054 ¯ Belafonte In Japan

2LP Live

(5:32)

A37

Victor RCA-9101 / 9102

17) Erene

1st

1965

RCA-LSP-3415 ¯ An Evening With Belafonte / Mouskouri

LP

(2:33)

A23

2nd

1974

RCA-R4P5054 ¯ Belafonte In Japan

2LP Live

(3:56)

A37

Victor RCA-9101 / 9102

18) Fifteen

1st

57-02

Bear BCD 16262 EL ¯ Island In The Sun 1949 - 1957 5CD Box

(3:24)

C28

2nd

1958

RCA-LSP-1927 ¯ Love Is A Gentle Thing

LP

(2:50)

A11

19) Global Carnival

1st

1988

EMI-Capitol-E1-46971 ¯ Paradise In Gazankulu

LP

(3:42)

A40

2nd

1989

EMI Electrola-198-7924441 ¯ Belafonte In Germany '89

2LP Live

(5:32)

A41

20) Glory Manger

1st

1963

RCA-LSO-6009 ¯ Belafonte At The Greek Theatre

2LP Live

(4:11)

A21

2nd

1966

Philips-BEL 1 ¯ Belafonte-En Gränslös Kväll På Operan

LP Live

(4:53)

A25

21) Goin' Down Jordan

1st

1961

RCA-LPM-2388 ¯ Jump Up Calypso

LP

(3:34)

A17

2nd

61-94

BMG-07863-52388-2 ¯ Jump Up Calypso

CD

(3:49)

C11

Unedited track from 1961 released on CD in 1994.

3rd

1977

CBS-CB86045 ¯ Turn The World Around

LP

(5:34)

A38

CBS-Sony-25AP-1581

22) Gotta Travel On

1st

58-01

RCA/BMG-07863-68097-2 ¯ Very Best Of Harry Belafonte

CD

(3:18)

C16

A surprise recording of "Gotta Travel On" dating from 1958.
Released for the first time in 2001.

2nd

1958

RCA-47-7445 ¯ Single B/W Tarrytown

45

(2:42)

S4

3rd

1962

RCA-LSP-2449 ¯ The Midnight Special

LP

(4:20)

A18

23) Hava Nageela

1st

56-02

Bear BCD 16262 EL ¯ Island In The Sun 1949 - 1957 5CD Box

(3:08)

C25

2nd

1956

RCA-LPM-1402 ¯ An Evening With Belafonte

LP

(3:13)

A7

3rd

1959

RCA-LSO-6006 ¯ Belafonte At Carnegie Hall

2LP Live

(3:41)

A13

4th

1989

EMI Electrola-198-7924441 ¯ Belafonte In Germany '89

2LP Live

(3:49)

A41

24) Hene Ma Tov      
         
1st 1960 RCA-LSO-6007 ¯ Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall 2LP Live (3:48) A16
2nd 60-94 BMG-09026-62690-2 ¯ Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall CD Live (3:46) C39
    A surprise recording of "Hene Ma Tov" dating from 1960.
Released for the first time in 1994.
     

25) Here Rattler Here

1st

1959

RCA-LSP-2194 ¯ Swing Dat Hammer

LP

(3:57)

A15

2nd

?

RCA-J2PW-1774 ¯ Reference Recording (Acetate)

10" 45

(4:17)

C32

26) Hold 'Em Joe

1st

1954

RCA-447-0320 ¯ Single B/W I'm Just A Country Boy

45

(2:30)

S4

2nd

1966

RCA-LSP-3658 ¯ Calypso in Brass

LP

(4:17)

A27

Part of Jump And Bray Medley

27) How Green Was My Valley

1st

1949

Capitol 57-70059 ¯ Single B/W They Didn't Believe Me 78

(3:11)

S2

2nd

57-02

Bear BCD 16262 EL ¯ Island In The Sun 1949 - 1957 5CD Box

(2:29)

C29

28) I'm Goin' Away

1st

57-02

Bear BCD 16262 EL ¯ Island In The Sun 1949 - 1957 5CD Box

(3:31)

C31

2nd

1958

RCA-LSP-1927 ¯ Love Is A Gentle Thing

LP

(3:08)

A11

29) I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day

1st

1958

RCA-LPM-1887 ¯ To Wish You A Merry Christmas

LP

(3:01)

A10

2nd

1991

Hallmark - 295 XPR 9708 ¯ The Tradition Of Christmas

LP

(3:31)

A42

30)  I Know Where I'm Going      
         
1st 1960 RCA-LSO-6007 ¯ Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall 2LP Live (3:33) A16
2nd 60-94 BMG-09026-62690-2 ¯ Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall CD Live (3:27) C40
    A surprise recording of "I Know Where I'm Going" dating from 1960. Released for the first time in 1994.      

31) I 'm Just A Country Boy

1st

1954

RCA-447-0320 ¯ Single B/W Hold 'Em Joe

45

(3:00)

S4

2nd

1966

RCA-LSP-3571 ¯ In My Quiet Room

LP

(3:43)

A26

32) Island In The Sun

1st

1957

RCA-LPM-1505 ¯ Belafonte Sings Of The Caribbean

LP

(3:21)

A8

2nd

57-78

BMG-07863-56877-2 ¯ All Time Greatest Hits Vol. 1

CD

(3:07)

C9

Alternate take from 1957, released on CD in 1988.

3rd

1989

EMI Electrola-198-7924441 ¯ Belafonte In Germany '89

2LP Live

(5:04)

A41

4th

1997

Island-314-524384-2 ¯ An Evening With Friends

CD Live

(4:37)

A43

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