One of the first calypsos ever recorded in Trinidad and one can hear it: the horn section has been drinking. Reissued on Rounder cd Fall Of Man. Written by himself. The melody is probably older (like with Matilda and Rum & Coca Cola).
Lord Kitchener [as Jump In The Line]
Lord Invader [as Labor Day]
Blind Blake & The Royal Victoria Hotel Calypso Orch. [real name: Blake Alphonse Higgs from the Bahamas]
Woody Herman [credited to that same Higgs and Jessie Cavanaugh]
Lord Flea & His Calypsonians [as Shake Shake Señora]
Joseph Spence [also from the Bahamas; instrumental recorded by Samuel Charters]
Harry Belafonte [as Jump In The Line, later also in film Beetle Juice]
Gary US Bonds [as Twist Twist Señora]
Laurel Aitken [as Shake]
Cherrie Poppin Daddies [in film Basketball]
Royalties on Jump In The Line claimed by Lord Kitchener (Aldwyn Roberts) and The Lion (Raphael De Leon), who sued Belafonte once he became successful. See also: Iron Bar and Rum And Coca Cola.