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Galt MacDermot
O, Babylon!

Album US 1980 on Kilmarnock label
R&B/Soul, Folk, World and

O Babylon is a musical that was originally performed by Derek Walcott's Theatre workshop in Trinidad in 1976, and at the Jamaican Carrifest the following summer. The music presented here is fifteen songs performed by New York singers and musicians. The Story Takes place in Jamaica and concerns itself with the Rastafarian predicament of living and projecting a spirit centered life in a world that measures the worth of all things and actions by their convertability into coin, namely Babylon. Back cover: 'Mastered by Phil Austin – TrueTone Records'

PortraitGalt MacDermot key, *1928 CA
arranged by, vocal arrangements, composed by, arranged by, piano, keyboards, album by
PortraitCarl Hall voc, bvoc, US
arranged by, vocal arrangements, lead vocals
PortraitChuck Rainey eb, b, ep, *1940 US
The Carl Hall Singers
PortraitBernard Purdie dr, *1939
PortraitBilly Butler g, 1925-1991 US
PortraitCharlie Brown eg,
PortraitPhil Austin ,
lacquer cut by
PortraitCheryl Barnes voc,
lead vocals
David Johnson
lead vocals
Mel Novik
lead vocals
Sheila Gibbs
lead vocals
Portrait'Crusher' Bennett perc, cng, tim, bgo,
PortraitHank Freeman sax, as, 2000-2000 US
PortraitRobert Eldridge sax,
PortraitSeldon Powell ts, sax, 1928-1997 US
PortraitArt Baron tb, ssph, man, eu, *1950 US
PortraitJimmy Knepper tb, 1927-2003 US
PortraitJames Sedlar tr,
PortraitJoe Wilder tr, 1922-2014 US
Chris Irwin recorded by
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Jerusalem, That Is AllGalt MacDermot3:30
2My Locks Are HolyGalt MacDermot0:44
3Green For The PasturesGalt MacDermot2:48
4You Go A Little WayGalt MacDermot3:04
5Bounounous WomanGalt MacDermot2:57
6Come With Me To The MountainGalt MacDermot2:27
7How I Love TheeGalt MacDermot2:41
8Don't Tell Me About EdenGalt MacDermot2:57
9How Beautiful Are The BrethrenGalt MacDermot3:41
10Hold HardGalt MacDermot3:18
11In My YouthGalt MacDermot4:18
12Me - A - Strollin'Galt MacDermot2:52
13Unjust CityGalt MacDermot2:41
14Zion A ComeGalt MacDermot0:46
15 MabrakGalt MacDermot2:23

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