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Performer: Harry Belafonte
Title: Best Of Belafonte
Category: Pop / Folk music
Album rating: 4.7
Votes: 317
Size MP3: 1760 mb
Size FLAC: 1310 mb
Size WMA: 1300 mb

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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 causes. 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.

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The Very Best of Harry Belafonte fulfills the promise of the title in fine fashion, compiling 20 of Belafonte's best-known hits onto a single CD (though it cheats slightly by adding a pair of unreleased tracks, "Bam Bam Bamba" and "Two Brothers"). Fans of his breakout Calypso LP from 1956 will find several tracks here - the obvious "Banana Boat Song (Day-O)" plus "Jamaica Farewell" and "Man Smart (Woman Smarter)," though unfortunately not "Brown Skin Girl

Harry Belafonte became an international recording star in the 1950's with his introduction of the calypso genre to the pop music listening public. Belafonte has won three Grammy Awards and also has had a career as an actor in motion pictures and television. He has recorded and performed in a number of musical genres including folk, blues, gospel and pop standards. His 1956 album Calypso was the first million-selling LP by a solo artist. He is most closely associated with his hit single "Day-O (The Banana Boat Song). Belafonte is also a humanitarian and political activist. From the 1955 album simply titled Belafonte, this is a classic calypso singalong. It is another King Radio composition and is probably the second best known song by Harry Belafonte. She take me money and run Venezuela. 1. "Day-O (The Banana Boat Song). This is the tune that is most closely associated with Belafonte.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 John Henry
Written-By – Paul Campbell
A2 Tol' My Captain
Written-By – Paul Campbell
B1 Mo Mary
Written-By – Richard Dyer-Bennet
B2 Lord Randall
Written-By – Paul Campbell

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Leeds Music Corp.
  • Published By – Folkways Music Publishers, Inc.


  • Guitar – Millard Thomas

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Side A Catalog Number): 47-6780
  • Other (Side B Catalog Number): 47-6781
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): H2NH-1680
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): H2NH-1681

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