Harry Belafonte

Harold George "Harry" Belafonte, Jr. (born March 1, 1927) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist. He was dubbed the "King of Calypso" for popularizing the Caribbean musical style with an international audience 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 causes and was a vocal critic of the policies of the George W. Bush Administration.

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Lyrics for songs by Harry Belafonte:


Calypso [1956]

SongDuration 
Hosanna2:34 
I Do Adore Her2:48 
Star-O2:02 
Will His Love Be Like His Rum?2:33 

The Warm Touch [1971]

SongDuration 
The Circle Game4:07 

Legendary Performer [1978]

SongDuration 
Danny Boy5:49 
Hava Nagila3:12 
John Henry4:54 
Scarlet Ribbons3:16 

Belafonte '89 [1989]

SongDuration 
Banana Boat  

36 All-Time Greatest Hits [1990]

SongDuration 
Homeward Bound3:50 

The Collection [1991]

SongDuration 
Come Away Melinda  

Calypso from Jamaica [1997]

SongDuration 
Day O3:26 

Folk Standards [1998]

SongDuration 
Four Strong Winds2:53 
Pastures of Plenty3:41 

Harry Belafonte [1999 Camden] [1999]

SongDuration 
Marianne3:13 

Love Songs [2005]

SongDuration 
In the Name of Love2:34 

Scarlet Ribbons [2005]

SongDuration 
Matilda!3:36 

Calypso Hits [2006]

SongDuration 
Mama Look a Boo-Boo3:02 

Here's Harry Belafonte [2008]

SongDuration 
Matilda Matilda  

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