Belafonte Returns to Carnegie Hall

Belafonte Returns to Carnegie Hall is a live double 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 Returns To Carnegie Hall
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ReleasedNovember 1960
RecordedMay 2, 1960
Length71:49
LabelRCA Victor
ProducerBob Bollard
Harry Belafonte chronology
My Lord What a Mornin'
(1960)
Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall
(1960)
Swing Dat Hammer
(1960)
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Belafonte shares the stage in this live recording with The Belafonte Folk Singers, Odetta, The Chad Mitchell Trio and Miriam Makeba.

Track listingEdit

  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 RCA Victor compact disc reissue (09026-62690-2) of this album contains alternate performances of the songs "Jump Down, Spin Around", "Hené Ma Tov", "I Know Where I'm Going" and "La Bamba".

PersonnelEdit

Production notesEdit

  • 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