Harry Belafonte studied drama and appeared in numerous American Negro Theater productions before being singled out as a talented singer and performing in a jazz club. He later changed his musical genre to that of folk and in particular music with a Caribbean flavour.
His acting career took off with the film Carmen Jones (1954). Soon after, he had several hits including “The Banana Boat Song (Day-O)” and “Jamaica Farewell.” In addition to his acting and singing career, Harry Belafonte worked as a champion for many social and political causes.
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Harry Belafonte Backing Tracks – Banana Boat Song … Coconut Woman … Hole In The Bucket … Island In The Sun … Jamaica Farewell … Jump In The Line … Mama Look A Booboo … Matilda …