Ballads, Blues and Boasters

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Ballads, Blues and Boasters
Studio album by Harry Belafonte
Released 1964
Recorded RCA Victor Studio A, New York City
Genre Vocal, folk
Label RCA Victor
Producer Bob Bollard, Priscilla Eaves
Harry Belafonte chronology
Belafonte at The Greek Theatre
(1964)
Ballads, Blues and Boasters
(1964)
An Evening with Belafonte/Makeba
(1965)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Ballads, Blues and Boasters is an album by Harry Belafonte, released in 1964.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tone the Bell Easy" – 3:20
  2. "Blue Willow Moan" (Bill Eaton) – 3:35
  3. "Ananias" – 2:50
  4. "Boy" (G. Tipton, Joe Tinker Lewis) – 3:49
  5. "My Love Is a Dewdrop" (Mark Spoelstra) – 3:25
  6. "Back of the Bus" – 3:25
  7. "Pastures of Plenty" (Woody Guthrie) – 3:38
  8. "John the Revelator" (Traditional, Carver Neblett) – 3:41
  9. "Four Strong Winds" (Ian Tyson) – 2:54
  10. "Black Betty" (Traditional, Kaye Dunham) – 4:14
  11. "Big Boat Up the River" – 4:06

Personnel[edit]

Production notes:

  • Orchestra and chorus conducted by Howard A. Roberts
  • Bob Bollard – producer
  • Priscilla Eaves – producer
  • Bob Simpson – engineer
  • Ed Begley – tape mastering
  • Peter Perri – cover photo

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1964 The Billboard 200 103

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