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Jump in the Line
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Banana Boat Song (Day-O)
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Day-O (Banana Boat Song)
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Banana Boat (Day-O)
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Jamaica Farewell

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Harry Belafonte

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An actor, humanitarian, and the acknowledged "King of Calypso," Harry Belafonte ranked among the most seminal performers of the postwar era. One of the most successful African-American pop stars in history, Belafonte's staggering talent, good looks, and masterful assimilation of folk, jazz, and worldbeat rhythms allowed him to achieve a level of mainstream eminence and crossover popularity virtually unparalleled in the days before the advent of the civil rights movement -- a cul... Read more

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