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Love Is a Gentle Thing
Love Is a Gentle Thing
is an album by Harry Belafonte, released by RCA Victor in 1959. It was recorded with arranger / conductors Alan Greene and Bob Corman. Billboard magazine chose Love Is a Gentle Thing
Love Is a Gentle Thing
as one of their "Spotlight Winners of the Week" in March 1959, and wrote that "Belafonte displays his usual tender, feelingful vocal style on a group of expressive folk themes with varying moods...Striking cover".[2]

Contents

1 Track listing

1.1 Side one 1.2 Side two

2 Personnel 3 References

Track listing[edit] Side one[edit]

"Fifteen" – 2:50 "I Never Will Marry" – 2:44 "I'm Goin' Away" – 3:08 "Small One" – 2:53 "Bella Rosa" – 3:25 "All My Trials" – 4:37

Side two[edit]

"Green Grow the Lilacs" – 3:55 "Times are Gettin' Hard" – 3:36 "Turn Around" – 2:23 "Go Away from My Window" – 3:09 "Delia's Gone" – 4:34 "Walkin' on the Green Grass" – 3:22

Personnel[edit]

Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafonte
– vocals Bob Corman – arranger, conductor ("I Never Will Marry", "Bella Rosa", "All My Trials", "Green Grow the Lilacs", "Times are Gettin' Hard", "Delia's Gone", "Walkin' on the Green Grass") Alan Greene – arranger, conductor ("Fifteen", "I'm Goin' Away", "Small One", "Turn Around", "Go Away From My Window") Produced by Edward Welker Cover Art by David Stone Martin Liner-notes by Paul Ackerman

References[edit]

^ Allmusic
Allmusic
review ^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (23 March 1959). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. ISSN 0006-2510. 

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Harry Belafonte

Discography

Studio albums

Mark Twain and Other Folk Favorites
Mark Twain and Other Folk Favorites
(1954) Belafonte (1956) Calypso (1956) An Evening with Belafonte (1957) Belafonte Sings of the Caribbean
Belafonte Sings of the Caribbean
(1957) To Wish You a Merry Christmas (1958) Belafonte Sings the Blues
Belafonte Sings the Blues
(1958) Love Is a Gentle Thing
Love Is a Gentle Thing
(1959) My Lord What a Mornin' (1959) Swing Dat Hammer
Swing Dat Hammer
(1960) Jump Up Calypso (1961) Midnight Special
Special
(1962) The Many Moods of Belafonte
The Many Moods of Belafonte
(1962) Streets I Have Walked (1963) Ballads, Blues and Boasters (1964) In My Quiet Room
In My Quiet Room
(1966) Calypso in Brass
Calypso in Brass
(1966) Belafonte on Campus (1967) Belafonte Sings of Love (1968) Homeward Bound (1970) Belafonte by Request (1970) The Warm Touch (1971) Calypso Carnival (1971) Play Me (1973) Turn the World Around (1977) Loving You Is Where I Belong (1981) Paradise in Gazankulu (1988)

Live albums

Belafonte at Carnegie Hall
Belafonte at Carnegie Hall
(1959) Belafonte Returns to Carnegie Hall (1960) Belafonte at The Greek Theatre (1964) En Gränslös Kväll På Operan (1966) Belafonte...Live! (1972) Belafonte Concert in Japan
Belafonte Concert in Japan
(1974) Belafonte '89 (1989) An Evening with Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafonte
and Friends (1997)

Compilations

Very Best of Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafonte
(2001) The Long Road to Freedom: An Anthology of Black Music (2001) The Essential Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafonte
(2005)

Collaborations

Porgy and Bess (1959) An Evening with Belafonte/Makeba
An Evening with Belafonte/Makeba
(1965) An Evening with Belafonte/Mouskouri (1966) Harry & Lena: For the Love of Life (1970) "We Are the World" (1985)

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