An evening with belafonte

An Evening with Belafonte
Harry Belafonte
Released 1957
Recorded Feb 15, 1956-Dec 4, 1956 at Radio Recorders Studio in Hollywood, California
Genre Vocal
Label RCA Victor LPM1402 (UK: RCA RD27001)
Producer Henri René, Dennis Farnon, E. O. Welker
Harry Belafonte chronology

An Evening with Belafonte
Belafonte Sings of the Caribbean
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

An Evening with Belafonte is a studio album by Harry Belafonte, released by RCA Victor in 1957.

Track listing

  1. "Merci Bon Dieu" (Franz Casseus) – 2:54
  2. "Once Was" (Kennedy, Lorin) – 4:44
  3. "Hava Nageela" (Traditional) – 3:14
  4. "Danny Boy" (Frederick Weatherly) – 5:48
  5. "The Drummer and the Cook" (Paul Campbell) – 3:55
  6. "Come O My Love" (Traditional) – 4:23
  7. "Shenandoah" (Traditional) – 3:45
  8. "Mary's Boy Child" (Jester Hairston) – 4:19
  9. "Cu Cu Ru Cu Cu Paloma" (Tomás Méndez) – 5:28
  10. "Eden Was Just Like This" (Kennedy, Lord Burgess) – 2:58
  11. "When the Saints Go Marching In" (Traditional) – 3:39


  • Harry Belafonte – vocals
  • Millard Thomas – guitar
  • Frantz Casseus – guitar
  • Harry Sweets Edison – trumpet
  • Si Zentner – trombone
  • Will Lorin and His Orchestra

Production notes:

  • Henri René – producer
  • Dennis Farnon – producer
  • E. O. Welker – producer
  • John S. Wilson – liner notes


External links

  • Harry Belafonte and Friends web site.
  • Belafonte Tracks discography site.
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