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Template:Album ratings Midnight Special is a 1962 album by Jamaican-American singer, Harry Belafonte. The album notably contains the very first official recording of Bob Dylan, who plays harmonica on the title track.

Track listing Edit

  1. "Midnight Special" – 3:55
  2. "Crawdad Song" – 3:32
  3. "Memphis Tennessee" – 4:53
  4. "Gotta Travel On" – 4:20
  5. "Did You Hear About Jerry?" – 2:52
  6. "On Top of Old Smokey" – 5:54
  7. "Muleskinner" – 3:26
  8. "Makes a Long Time Man Feel Bad" – 5:40
  9. "Michael Row the Boat Ashore" (Traditional) – 3:54

Critical Reception Edit

Pig River Records praised "The Midnight Special" on its 50th anniversary giving it 8.1/10.

PersonnelEdit

  • Harry Belafonte – vocals
  • Ernie Calabria – guitar
  • Millard Thomas – guitar
  • Norman Keenan – bass
  • Percy Brice – drums
  • Danny Barrajanos – drums
  • Don Lamond – drums
  • Joe Wilder – trumpet solo
  • Jerome Richardson – saxophone
  • Bob Dylan – harmonica

Production notes:

  • Hugo Montenegro – producer
  • Conducted and arranged by Jimmy Jones
  • Bob Simpson – engineer, mastering
  • Peter Perri – cover photo
  • Bob Bollard – liner notes

Chart positionsEdit

Year Chart Position
1962 The Billboard 200 8

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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