31 songs of halloween 2014 50s

31 Songs Of Halloween: The Kingston Trio: Zombie Jamboree

3.10.14



…from the Hungry i was The Kingston Trio’s first live album, recorded in 1958 at the Hungri i club in San Fransisco. It featured Zombie Jamboree, written in 1953 as Jumbie Jamberee by Lord Intruder (Winston O’Connor), a calypso musician from Tobago.


Since then the song has been recorded either as Zombie Jamboree or Back To Back by many different artists, including Harry Belafonte who did five different versions of it over the years, as well as others like Peter Tosh, The Wrigglers, Harry Nilsson and more.




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