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Performer: Harry Belafonte
Title: Belafonte Sings The Blues
Country: US
Released: 1958
Style: Vocal, Piano Blues, Ballad
Rating: 4.3
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Simulating a "Framed" cover. Matrix, Runout (A-Side - Label): J2PP-4468.

However, of the eleven songs, only two could be classified as traditional blues: "In the Evenin' Mama" and "Cotton Fields," the latter given a five minute treatment. Belafonte would take this song on the road as part of his live act for the next decade. Of the other songs, three were covers of Ray Charles standards ("A Fool For You," "Hallelujah I Love Her So," "Mary Ann").

Belafonte is the second studio album by American recording artist Harry Belafonte, released by RCA Victor in late 1955. The album was the first number one on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart, topping the chart for six weeks before being knocked out of the top spot by Elvis Presley's self-titled debut album, also issued by RCA Victor. Waterboy" (Avery Robinson) – 3:42. Troubles" (Harry Belafonte) – 3:38. Suzanne" (Belafonte, Millard Thomas) – 3:19. Matilda" (Norman Span) – 3:11.

Belafonte Sings the Blues. Belafonte Sings the Blues Tracklist.

Harry Belafonte has never before sung on records as he does in this album. He is freer, more earthy, more exultantly identified with his material than ever before. He ha always communicated an often ferocious as well as lyrical sensitivity, but in this collection he achieves a unity of emotional strength in and understanding of his material that marks an important stage in his evolution as an artist. Belafonte Sings the Blues was recorded over four sessions during the first half of 1958, and released by RCA later that year. The album features performances of numerous Billie Holiday, Johnny Mercer, and Ray Charles songs performed in a way that only Belafonte can.

Belafonte Sings the Blues is an album by Harry Belafonte, released by RCA Victor (LPM/LSP-1972) in 1958. It was recorded in New York City on January 29 (with Alan Greene as conductor) and March 29 (with Bob Corman as conductor), and in Hollywood on June 5 and 7 (conducted by Dennis Farnon). The album was Belafonte's first to be recorded in stereophonic sound. A Fool for You" (Ray Charles). Losing Hand" (Charles Calhoun (Jesse Stone). One For My Baby" (Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen).

The Harry Belafonte Collection - 20 Golden Greats released: 1984. Loving You Is Where I Belong released: 1981. Turn the World Around released: 1977. 24 x Harry Belafonte released: 1975. Play Me released: 1973. Sings of Love released: 1968. Belafonte on Campus released: 1967. Love Is a Gentle Thing released: 1959. Porgy and Bess released: 1959. Belafonte Sings the Blues released: 1958. An Evening With Belafonte released: 1957. Calypso released: 1956. Belafonte '89 released: Banana Boat Song released: The Midnight Special released: Belafonte: The Best Of released

Нравится слушателям: Elvis Presley, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole. Harry Belafonte with Tony Scott and His Orchestra, Harry Belafonte, Harry Belafonte & The Belafonte Folk Singers, Harry Belafonte & Tony Scott & His Orchestra, Harry Belafonte & The Belafonte Folk Singers. Dinner with Belafonte. Ballads, Blues & Boasters.

HARRY BELAFONTE SINGS THE BLUES RARE CLASSIC RECORDS AUDIOPHILE 24K GOLD CD Condition: Very Good. Time left: 5h 20m 57s. Ships to: Worldwide. The best album by Harry Belafonte is Calypso which is ranked number 4344 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 406. Harry Belafonte album bestography. Higher ranked (41,045th) This album (41,045th) Lower ranked (44,599th) Belafonte Sings The BluesBelafonte Sings The BluesThe Many Moods Of Belafonte. Listen to Belafonte Sings The Blues on YouTube. Belafonte Sings The Blues track list. No tracks have been rated on this album yet.

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A1 A Fool For You
Written-By – Ray Charles
A2 Losing Hand
Written-By – Charles Calhoun
A3 One For My Baby
Written-By – Johnny Mercer - Harold Arlen*
A4 In The Evenin' Mama
Written-By – C. C. Carter*
A5 Hallelujah I Love Her So
Written-By – Ray Charles
A6 The Way That I Feel
Written-By – Fred Brooks
B1 Cotton Fields
Written-By – C. C. Carter*
B2 God Bless' The Child
Written-By – Herzog, Jr.*, Holiday*
B3 Mary Ann
Written-By – Ray Charles
B4 Sinner's Prayer
Written-By – Lowell Fulson
B5 Fare Thee Well
Written-By – Fred Brooks


  • Conductor – Alan Greene (tracks: A4), Bob Corman (tracks: A6, B5), Dennis Farnon (tracks: A1-A3, A5, B1-B4)
  • Liner Notes – Nat Hentoff
  • Producer – Ed Welker


Recorded in New York, January 29, 1958 and March 29; in Hollywood, June 5 and 7, 1958.

Cover has accentuated extra layered border. Simulating a "Framed" cover.

Back cover credits "God Bless' the Child" to Bessie Smith but label credits it to Holiday/Herzog, Jr.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
LOP-1006 Harry Belafonte Belafonte Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Album, Mono) RCA Victor LOP-1006 US 1958
LPM-1972 Harry Belafonte Belafonte Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Album, Mono) RCA Victor LPM-1972 US 1958
430 274 S Harry Belafonte Belafonte Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Album, Mono) RCA Victor 430 274 S France 1959
LOP 1006 Harry Belafonte Belafonte Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Album, Mono) RCA Italiana LOP 1006 Italy 1958
LSP 1972 Harry Belafonte Belafonte Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Album) RCA LSP 1972 Germany 1958

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