Jump Up Calypso

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Jump Up Calypso
Studio album by Harry Belafonte
Released 1961
Genre Vocal, calypso
Length 40:54
Label RCA Victor LPM/LSP-2388
Producer Bob Bollard
Harry Belafonte chronology
Swing Dat Hammer
(1960)
Jump Up Calypso
(1961)
Midnight Special
(1962)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Jump Up Calypso is an album by Harry Belafonte, originally released by RCA Victor in 1961. It reached number 3 on the Billboard Pop Albums charts.

Backing musicians include The Trinidad Steel Band.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sweetheart from Venezuela" (Alexander, Gordon) – 3:28
  2. "Go Down Emanuel Road" (Irving Burgie) – 3:07
  3. "The Baby Boy" (Alexander, Clavery) – 3:22
  4. "Gloria" (Gordon, Ryan) – 3:08
  5. "Land of the Sea and Sun" (Burgie) – 2:55
  6. "Goin' Down Jordan" (Burgie, Woods) – 3:34
  7. "Jump in the Line" (Bell) – 3:39
  8. "Kingston Market" (Burgie) – 3:11
  9. "Monkey" (Burgie, Span) – 3:58
  10. "These Are the Times" (Burgie) – 3:14
  11. "Bally Mena" (Burgie, Robert De Cormier) – 3:25
  12. "Angelina" (Burgie) – 3:53

Personnel[edit]

  • Harry Belafonte – vocals
  • The Trinidad Steel Band
  • Ernie Calabria – guitar, quatro
  • Millard Thomas – guitar
  • Norman Keenan – bass

Production notes[edit]

  • Produced by Bob Bollard
  • Mastered by Ed Begley
  • Arranged by Irving Burgie
  • Engineered by Bob Simpson

In popular culture[edit]

"Jump In The Line" and "Sweetheart From Venezuela" were featured in the film Beetlejuice while "Monkey" was featured in the animated series Animaniacs.

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