Best of Harry Belafonte [BMG]

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All Music Guide - John Bush
The Very Best of Harry Belafonte fulfills the promise of the title in fine fashion, compiling 20 of Belafonte's best-known hits onto a single CD (though it cheats slightly by adding a pair of unreleased tracks, "Bam Bam Bamba" and "Two Brothers"). Fans of his breakout Calypso LP from 1956 will find several tracks here -- the obvious "Banana Boat Song (Day-O)" plus "Jamaica Farewell" and "Man Smart (Woman Smarter)," though unfortunately not "Brown Skin Girl." Other highlights include "Coconut Woman" and "Island in the Sun." Interested parties who find much too much to love on Belafonte's three-disc set Greatest Hits will find everything they ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
The Very Best of Harry Belafonte fulfills the promise of the title in fine fashion, compiling 20 of Belafonte's best-known hits onto a single CD (though it cheats slightly by adding a pair of unreleased tracks, "Bam Bam Bamba" and "Two Brothers"). Fans of his breakout Calypso LP from 1956 will find several tracks here -- the obvious "Banana Boat Song (Day-O)" plus "Jamaica Farewell" and "Man Smart (Woman Smarter)," though unfortunately not "Brown Skin Girl." Other highlights include "Coconut Woman" and "Island in the Sun." Interested parties who find much too much to love on Belafonte's three-disc set Greatest Hits will find everything they need right here.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/28/2000
  • Label: Sony/Bmg Int'l
  • UPC: 743217894825
  • Catalog Number: 178948
  • Sales rank: 5,730

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Harry Belafonte Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Erik Darling Composer
William Eaton Composer
Harry Belafonte Composer
Lord Melody Composer
Art Garfunkel Composer
Henry Rollins Composer
Paul Simon Composer
Jimmy Webb Composer
Lord Burgess Composer
Ernie Altschuler Producer
Alan Arkin Composer
Bob Bollard Producer
Bob Carey Composer
Joe Carlton Producer
Herman Diaz Jr. Producer
Hy Grill Producer
Henri René Producer
Arthur Herzog Jr. Composer
Dave Kapp Producer
Jack Pleis Producer
E.O. Welker Producer
Holiday Composer
Harvey Schmidt Composer
Irving Burgie Composer
Ralph Hunter Director
Norman Span Composer
Harry Thomas Composer
Jack Segal Composer
Dr. Benedict Mayers Composer
Stephen Somvel Composer
Bill Attaway Composer
Evelyn Danzig Composer
Traditional Composer
Dick Holler Composer
Tom Jones Composer
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