BELAFONTE SINGS THE BLUES1958 RCA SHADED DOG BLACK & SILVER DEEP GROOVEBELAFONTE SINGS THE BLUES - 1958 RCA SHADED DOG BLACK & SILVER DEEP GROOVE ** STEREO - NM 9/10 **BELAFONTE SINGS THE BLUES 1958 RCA SHADED DOG BLACK & SILVER DEEP GROOVE **STEREO - 9/10** After flirting with traditional African-American material in his previous albums, Belafonte...46.00

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BELAFONTE SINGS THE BLUES 1958 RCA SHADED DOG BLACK & SILVER DEEP GROOVE **STEREO - 9/10** After flirting with traditional African-American material in his previous albums, Belafonte, for the first time, devotes an entire album to the blues. 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"). Another highlight is Belafonte's rendition of Billie Holiday's "God Bless the Child." With few exceptions, the entire album is understated and not as exciting or riveting as other Belafonte records. Still, it's solid listening, and taken track by track, thoughtful performances. Footnote: this was the first Belafonte album recorded in stereo. Some releases feature a thick, dark blue spine. (AMG) Harry Belafonte ‎– Belafonte Sings The Blues Label: RCA Victor ‎– LSP-1972 Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo Country: US Released: 1958 Track List: A1 A Fool For You 3:38 A2 Losing Hand 4:16 A3 One For My Baby 4:34 A4 In The Evenin' Mama 3:29 A5 Hallelujah I Love Her So 2:53 A6 The Way That I Feel 4:29 B1 Cotton Fields 5:17 B2 God Bless' The Child 5:03 B3 Mary Ann 2:41 B4 Sinner's Prayer 4:42 B5 Fare Thee Well 4:37 Copyright (c) – RCA Credits: Cover, Artwork – Dick Stone (2) Leader [Hollywood] – Dennis Farnon Leader [New York, January 29] – Alan Greene (4) Leader [New York, March 29] – Bob Corman Liner Notes – Nat Hentoff Producer – Ed Welker Notes: Recorded in New York, January 29, 1958 and March 29; in Hollywood, June 5 and 7, 1958. © RCA Printed in U.S.A. Matrix / Runout (Center label, side A): J2 PY-4470-19S B3 Matrix / Runout (Center label, side B): J2 PY-4471-15S A1 CLEANED ON VPI HW-27 TYPHOON [6-STEP PROCESS] LP’s RE-SLEEVED IN AUDIOPHILE QUALITY INNER SLEEVES JACKETS PROTECTED BY HIGH QUALITY JACKET PROTECTORS STORED HVAC SHIPPED IN DEDICATED LP BOX/MAILER ***TERMS OF SALE*** 1) Buyer responsible for PayPal Fees & Shipping costs. 2) MEDIA MAIL/TRACKING/INSURED [USA ONLY] 3) ASK ABOUT COMBINED SHIPPING 4) NOTE: I will not ship to certain "high risk" countries. ASK before you buy/bid. 5) Subject to prior sale on other sites, forums, & blogs 6) If you have received NEGATIVE FEEDBACK, you MAY NOT BID/BUY. 7) NO RETURNS ON SEALED LP’s FOR ANY REASON 8) !! ASK ABOUT FEE FREE OPTIONS !! *** AURALIC AUDIO FULL LINE DEALER ** *** RYAN SPEAKERS – A FULL LINE DEALER *** ~ LP SALES & COLLECTION ACQUISITIONS ~ “WE BUY LP COLLECTIONS” Thank you for looking.
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