Belafonte sings the blues

Belafonte Sings the Blues
Harry Belafonte
Released 1958
Recorded 1958
Genre Vocal
Length 45:39
Label RCA Victor
Producer Ed Welker
Harry Belafonte chronology

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Belafonte Sings the Blues is an album by Harry Belafonte, released by RCA Victor (LPM-1972) in 1958. It was recorded in New York on January 29 (with Alan Greene as leader) and March 29 (with Bob Corman as leader), and in Hollywood on June 5 and 7 (with Dennis Farnon as leader).

Track listing

  1. "A Fool for You" (Ray Charles)
  2. "Losing Hand" (Charles Calhoun (Jesse Stone)
  3. "One For My Baby" (Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen)
  4. "In the Evenin' Mama" (C. C. Carter)
  5. "Hallelujah I Love Her So" (Ray Charles)
  6. "The Way That I Feel" (Fred Brooks)
  7. "Cotton Fields" (C. C. Carter)
  8. "God Bless the Child" (Billie Holiday. Arthur Herzog Jr.)
  9. "Mary Ann" (Ray Charles)
  10. "Sinner's Prayer" (Lowell Fulson)
  11. "Fare Thee Well" (Fred Brooks)


  • Harry Belafonte – vocals
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