Harry Belafonte

By J Poet

Harry Belafonte was one of the first American artists to be known by one name. He was dubbed - Belafonte - in 1956 when his eponymous album (Belafonte, 1956, RCA) hit #1 on Billboard’s pop charts and stayed on the charts for almost a year. Its blend of show tunes and folk material set the stage for his next salvo, the legendary Calypso (1956, RCA). Calypso made him a superstar; it was the first LP album to go gold, spent 31 weeks at #1, and stayed on the pop charts for almost two years. Although the Caribbean grooves on Calypso sound fairly laid back to modern ears, at the time they... Read More

City Of Origin:
New York, New York, United States
Genre:
World
Birthdate:
03/01/1927
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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

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Kingstone Market

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Man Smart, Woman Smarter

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Shenandoah

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Jamaica Farewell

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Island in the Sun

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