Happy Birthday to Harry Belafonte who turns 91 today. ‘We Sing The Harry’s Song’

This day (March 1st, 1927), in Harlem, New York, is born Harold George ‘Harry’ Belafonte, Jr. , an American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist.

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Digest Tracklist :

Try To Remember (1997) . On Mlk’S Last Days . Jamaica Farewell . Matilda . Island In The Sun . w/ Nana Mouskouri – Skin To Skin . Geraldine And Flip Wilson . Retrobites (1967) .

TOP 10

Harry Belafonte Top 10 :

Mary’s Boy Child . Jump in the Line . Banana Boat Song (Day-O) . Jamaica Farewell . I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day . Island in the Sun . Matilda . The Gifts They Gave . Angelina . Man Smart (Woman Smarter) .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Harry Belafonte’s ‘Calypso’ is his third studio album recorded on August 18, October 20 and November 9, 1955 and released on March 31, 2009 by RCA Victor. >>

Belafonte at Carnegie Hall by Harry Belafonte is a live double album recorded on April 19 and 20, 1959. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1985] you do not want to miss on ABC, the 1986 American Music Awards hosted by Diana Ross with among many others Aerosmith, Joan Baez, Harry Belafonte, James Brown, Phil Collins, Bob Dylan, Sheila E, Al Jarreau, etc >> 152 MINUTES on RVM >>

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Wikipedia : This day (March 1st, 1927), in Harlem, New York, is born Harold George ‘Harry’ Belafonte, Jr. , an American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist.

UNICEF : Over the years, Mr. Belafonte’s dedication and generosity of spirit has helped set a high standard for the role of Goodwill Ambassador. He has been an eloquent campaigner for the world’s children.

@Facebook : With his lead role in Otto Preminger’s film adaptation of Oscar Hammerstein’s Carmen Jones, Belafonte shot to stardom; after signing to the RCA label, he issued Mark Twain and Other Folk Favorites, which reached the number three slot on the Billboard charts in the early weeks of 1956.

@last.fm : 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”.

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