Calypso in Brass

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Calypson in Brass
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Studio album by Harry Belafonte
Released 1966
Recorded 1966
Genre Vocal, calypso
Length 41:09
Label RCA Victor
Producer William Eaton, Phil Ramone
Harry Belafonte chronology
In My Quiet Room
Calypso in Brass
Belafonte on Campus
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Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Calypso in Brass is an album by Harry Belafonte, released by RCA Victor (LPM-3658 and LSP-3658) in 1966. It is largely a reworking of his prior work, notably from Calypso and Belafonte Sings of the Caribbean, with a brass ensemble accompaniment. The orchestra was conducted by Howard A. Roberts and arranged by Bob Freedman.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Jump in the Line" (Raymond Bell) – 4:17
  2. "Jump and Bray Medley (Hold 'em Joe and The Jack-Ass Song)" (Hugh Thomas/Irving Burgie, William Attaway) – 4:30
  3. "Cocoanut Woman" (Harry Belafonte, Lord Burgess) – 3:17
  4. "Tongue Tie Baby" (William Eaton) – 4:07
  5. ""Zombie Jamboree (Back to Back)" (Conrad Eugene Mauge, Jr.) – 3:14
  6. "Sweetheart from Venezuela" (Bob Gordon, Fitzroy Alexander) – 3:57
  7. "Man Smart, Woman Smarter" (Norman Span) – 4:49
  8. "Reincarnation" (Irving Burgie, Theophilus Philip) – 3:20
  9. "Judy Drownded" (Lord Burgess) – 3:07
  10. "The Naughty Little Flea" (Norman Thomas) – 3:34
  11. "Mama Look A Boo-Boo" (Lord Melody) – 3:07


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