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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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  • Avatar for cxema_
    hello from 2016
  • Avatar for A-W-A-X
    Not every Harry's a great Harry, but Mr Belafonte definitely is!
  • Avatar for PurplePostRock
    There's a song called 'star-o'? XD
  • Avatar for halo_dm2
    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.
  • Avatar for HaHaHaYoureDead
    мэтр фолк-музыки, "calypso" - очень хороший альбом, чего тут говорить
  • Avatar for Bastard1
    Don't know what to say the monkey won't do
  • Avatar for dudaklaus
    heard for the 1st time on beetlejuice about 7 years ago. can't stop listening since. <3
  • Avatar for MDC_Sam
    Found the 1959 Carnegie Hall LP today for a dollar! "-->WOW!" indeed.
  • Avatar for Sideburnstijger
    @ Metawirt : Most definitely!!
  • Avatar for metawirt
    Live [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belafonte_at_Carnegie_Hall]at Carnegie Hall[/url], 1959 --> WOW!

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