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Belafonte At Carnegie Hall
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The original album included some tracks from the Carribean that are not found in these arrangements on any other - and to have failed to have provided them is astounding to me!
The tracks that are here are just as vibrant and memorable as ever - and deserve 5 stars - but to have failed to have actually re-mastered and produced the true original album fromat is unforgivable to a true fan!
The loss of those additional tracks and arrangements preclude their enjoyment by an entirely new audience who would love them as much as the original fans did!
Perhaps if we all send our feelings to the producers they will cease providing these inaccurate and short copies of great albums in the future.
Somehow, the movie industry is getting it right with DVD's, but the music industry keeps on making the same blunders. *Please*, if it's going to be a chopped-up version of the original, don't bother releasing it at all. Today's generation of younger folks (among others) don't deserve to be treated this way.
I particularly like the fact that Belafonte is in his prime and his is supported by excelent musicians.
If you can, focus on and isolate the drums and feel the interaction between the voice and percussions. They are perfect.
I also enjoy very much the introductions to songs and the audience participation in Matilda.
My rating reflects the Producer's work, NOT Belafonte's ... which is always 5 Star *****
Most recent customer reviews
I have now been able to replace my old 33's of Harry and I am so happy to get these new discs.Published 16 months ago by Francine
J'ai retrouvé le plaisir que j'avais connu au moment de la sortie du vinylePublished on Sept. 23 2010 by Yolande Allaire Desaulniers
The 2cd import cd's are the original vinyl pressing from the sixties. Probably the only lp's my Dad played which I didn't get upset by ;-) I was a folk musician/fan at the... Read morePublished on March 10 2003 by Amazon Customer
The audio quality of this CD is excellent. However, it was disappointing to find that at least 4, maybe as many as 6 songs from the original LP recording were missing on this... Read morePublished on Nov. 1 2002 by John Fisher
Makes ya want to go to Jamaica. This is the 2nd time I have purchased this. The first was back in the 60's (LP) ..played on our stereo. Now the CD!! Read morePublished on Dec 17 2001
This is the best there is of Harry Belafonte. Recorded when his voice was at his best, the fun of the live recording as well as the wonderful choice of music make the recording... Read morePublished on Nov. 11 2001 by Jennuch7