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An Evening with Harry Belafonte and Friends

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An Evening with Harry Belafonte and Friends

An Evening with Harry Belafonte and Friends
Harry Belafonte
Released August 26, 1997
Genre Pop, folk, world
Length 68:43
Label Island
Producer David Belafonte
Harry Belafonte chronology

Belafonte '89
An Evening with Harry Belafonte and Friends
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

An Evening with Harry Belafonte and Friends is a live album by Harry Belafonte, released in 1997.[2] The album is the soundtrack of a concert, televised by PBS in March 1997. It was also released as a concert video. In 2003 the concert video was also released on DVD.

Track listing

  1. "We Are the Wave (Jake Holmes, Richard Cummings, The Soul Brothers) – 3:52
  2. "Turn the World Around" (Harry Belafonte, Robert Freedman) – 6:14
  3. "Island in the Sun (Lord Burgess, Harry Belafonte) – 4:36
  4. "Skin to Skin" (Holmes, Godfrey Nelson) – 4:44
  5. "Kwela (Listen to the Man)" (Holmes, S. M. Nkabinda) – 5:33
  6. "Eyala" (Richard Bona) – 3:46
  7. "Matilda" (Norman Span) – 9:50
  8. "Dangerous Times" (Holmes) – 4:50
  9. "Try to Remember" (Tom Jones, Harvey Schmidt) – 4:29
  10. "Paradise in Gazankulu" (Holmes, Oben Ngobeni) – 7:15
  11. "Eyando" (Bona) – 3:02
  12. "Jamaica Farewell" (Burgess) – 6:44
  13. "Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)" (William Attaway, Irving Burgie) – 7:40


  • Harry Belafonte – vocals
  • Richard Bona – solos on "Eyala" and "Eyando", guitar
  • Mamadou Ba – bass
  • Morris Goldberg – woodwinds
  • Dan Carillo – guitar
  • Domonic Kanza – guitar
  • Galen "Lenny" Underwood – keyboards, background vocals
  • James R. Sebastian – drums
  • Edison Da Silva – percussion
  • Emedin Rivera – percussion
  • LaTanya Hall – background vocals
  • Gwendolyn Jackson – background vocals
  • Sam McKelton – background vocals
  • Fluitt – background vocals

Production notes:

  • David Belafonte – producer, engineer, mixing
  • Harry Belafonte – executive producer, liner notes
  • Kooster McCallister – engineer
  • Michael Halsband – photography
  • Joanne Savio – photography


External links

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