Belafonte returns to carnegie hall

Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall
Harry Belafonte
Released November 1960
Recorded May 2, 1960
Length 71:49
Label RCA Victor LSO6007
Producer Bob Bollard
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Belafonte Returns to Carnegie Hall is a live double album album by Harry Belafonte. It is the second of two Belafonte Carnegie Hall albums, and was recorded May 2, 1960. It peaked at #3 on the Billboard Pop albums charts.

Belafonte shares the stage in this live recording with The Belafonte Folk Singers, Odetta, The Chad Mitchell Trio and Miriam Makeba.

It was reissued on CD by Mobile Fidelity.

Track listing

  1. "Jump Down Spin Around" - Harry Belafonte and the Belafonte Folk Singers - 2:14
  2. "Suzanne" - Harry Belafonte - 5:50
  3. "A Little Lyric of Great Importance" - Harry Belafonte and the Belafonte Folk Singers - 1:29
  4. "Chickens" - Harry Belafonte and the Belafonte Folk Singers - 3:10
  5. "Vaichazkem" - The Chad Mitchell Trio - 1:34
  6. "I Do Adore Her" - The Chad Mitchell Trio - 3:18
  7. "The Ballad of Sigmund Freud" - The Chad Mitchell Trio - 3:28
  8. "I've Been Driving On Bald Mountain\Water Boy" - Odetta - 6:54
  9. "A Hole in the Bucket" - Harry Belafonte and Odetta - 5:19
  10. "The Click Song" - Miriam Makeba and The Belafonte Folk Singers - 3:46
  11. "One More Dance" - Harry Belafonte and Miriam Makeba - 3:43
  12. "The Ox Drivers" - Belafonte Folk Singers - 2:59
  13. "The Red Rosy Bush" - Belafonte Folk Singers - 2:51
  14. "Didn't It Rain" - Belafonte Folk Singers - 5:27
  15. "Hene Ma Tov" - Harry Belafonte and the Belafonte Folk Singers - 3:46
  16. "I Know Where I'm Going" - Harry Belafonte and the Belafonte Folk Singers - 3:27
  17. "Old King Cole" - Harry Belafonte and the Belafonte Folk Singers - 4:59
  18. "La Bamba" - Harry Belafonte and the Belafonte Folk Singers - 8:04

The CD release from RCA 09026-62690-2 has alternate takes on the songs Jump Down, Spin Around, Hené Ma Tov, I Know Where I'm Going and La Bamba.


Production notes

  • Bob Bollard – producer, liner notes
  • John Pfeiffer – reissue producer
  • Bob Simpson – engineer
  • Digital Remastering by Nate Johnson and Thomas MacCluskey
  • Photography by Roy DeCarava, Peter Perri and Jay Maisel

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