Leyla McCalla ‎– Vari-colored Songs (A Tribute To Langston Hughes) (Vinyl LP)


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*This is a Vinyl LP*

Release Date:  2020

Label:  Smithsonian Folkways


Track List

Side A

  1. Heart Of Gold
  2. When I Can See The Valley
  3. Mesi Bondye
  4. Girl
  5. Kamèn Sa W Fè
  6. Too Blue
  7. Manman Mwen

Side B

  1. Song For A Dark Girl
  2. Love Again Blues
  3. Rose Marie
  4. Latibonit
  5. Search
  6. Lonely House
  7. Changing Tide



Bass – Cassidy Holden, Joseph DeJarnette
Bones – Hubby Jenkins
Cello – Leyla McCalla
Executive Producer – Huib Schippers, John Smith
Fiddle – Matt Rhody
Guitar – Hubby Jenkins, Leyla McCalla, Luke Winslow-King
Liner Notes [Annotated By] – Jean-Pierre Bruneau, Leyla McCalla
Management, Photography By – Tim Duffy
Mastered By – Bruce Barielle
Mixed By – Joseph Dejarnette
Pedal Steel Guitar – Tom Pryor
Photography By [Haiti Photos] – Leyla McCalla
Producer – Joseph Dejarnette, Leyla McCalla
Production Manager – Mary Monseur
Production Manager [Assistant] – Kate Harrington
Recorded By – Earl Sciouneaux III, Joseph DeJarnette
Shaker, Vocals – Rhiannon Giddens
Tenor Banjo – Don Vappie, Leyla McCalla
Vocals – Leyla McCalla

This recording is part of the African American Legacy series co-produced with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Supported in part by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism, in cooperation with Louisiana State Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal Agency.

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