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Midnight Special - 1961

Ένα παλιό folk τραγούδι, αγνώστου δημιουργού, ξαναζωντανεύει σε μία θρυλική ηχογράφηση σε remix του Harry Belafonte, στην φυσαρμόνικα ο Bob Dylan στην πρώτη του επαγγελματική ηχογράφηση, μέχρι τότε έπαιζε στους δρόμους και στους σταθμούς.


"The white Jeremiah Wright"

Yesterday we met Father Michael Pfleger, a prominent Chicago priest and ally of Barack Obama’s who has been celebrated in The New Yorker and elsewhere as a crusading civil-rights hero. 518 more words


Oh, Island In The Sun

Harry Belafonte’s song “Oh, Island In The Sun” was the inspiration for our JamaicaJamaica site’s tagline: “a paradise island in the sun… 23 more words

JaJa Stuff

Day-o, day-ay-ay-o Daylight come and me wan' go home

I’ve always looked at the world and thought what can I do next? Where do we go from here? How can we fix it? And that’s still how I look at the world, because there is so much to be done. 507 more words

Film Festival

Haiku, Harry Brings It

“I’m sad to say that – I’m on my way, won’t be back – for many a day”



A cold Guinness, a hot steak and Guinness pie, and a slow, sad version of “Danny Boy” drifting in from the distance, all before noon. Not bad, Church Hill Irish Festival. 23 more words

...more of Belafonte's many performances...

Attempting to round out my Harry Belafonte discography, I discovered this fun ad-sert from the early 1960’s. Harry’s records are generally very inexpensive to acquire, which bodes well for both the ear, and the pocket book.