Harry Belafonte / The Islanders (6) ‎– Harry Belafonte Sings Five Early Songs / Calypso In The Sun

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Coronet Records ‎– CX-115, Coronet Records ‎– CX (NEW)-115
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Vinyl, LP, Mono
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Notes

The catalog number on the front cover is CX 115; the number on the labels is CX (NEW)-115. The designation, "NEW", indicates that this is a revised version of CX 115 with a new track list. The track list of the original version can be seen in the releases listed under Master Release 627184: Harry Belafonte And The Islanders (6) - Folk Songs And Calypso.

Runouts suggest the year to be 1961. This is supported by the label design which includes the words "Product of Premier Albums, Inc.", that was first added to the Coronet labels in 1961.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (side A runout etched): CX(NEW)115-A 9-7-61 AudioMatrix VT(NEW)-154-A DM
  • Matrix / Runout (side B runout etched): CX(NEW)-115-B 9-8-61 AudioMatrix VT(NEW)-154-B

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DarioSmagata

DarioSmagata

February 8, 2019

The Harry Belafonte side is lame - what you want here are the five tunes by the Islanders, which are great Jamaican mento. All five Islanders tracks are excellent and recorded in good quality for a budget label.