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Harold George Belafonte, Jr. (born March 1, 1927 in New York, New York, United States) is an African-American musician, actor and social activist of Jamaican ancestry. One of the most successful Jamaican musicians in history, he was dubbed the "King of Calypso" for popularizing the Caribbean musical style in the 1950s. Belafonte is perhaps best known for singing the "Banana Boat Song", with its signature lyric "Day-O". Throughout his career, he has been an advocate for civil rights and humanitarian… read more

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  • Not every Harry's a great Harry, but Mr Belafonte definitely is!
  • There's a song called 'star-o'? XD
  • When I was I kid there was a Calypso LP at home, I used to play it very much, especially during the summer time while I read "Reader's Digest" from the 40's 50's and 60's.
  • мэтр фолк-музыки, "calypso" - очень хороший альбом, чего тут говорить
  • Don't know what to say the monkey won't do
  • heard for the 1st time on beetlejuice about 7 years ago. can't stop listening since. <3
  • Found the 1959 Carnegie Hall LP today for a dollar! "-->WOW!" indeed.
  • @ Metawirt : Most definitely!!
  • Live [url=]at Carnegie Hall[/url], 1959 --> WOW!
  • Betelgeuse !    Betelgeuse ! !      Betelgeuse ! ! !

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