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Folk Music The Best Harry Belafonte Songs  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Harry Belafonte songs, not just singles and hits.

List of Harry Belafonte songs, ranked from best to worst by the Ranker community. All of Harry Belafonte's singles are included here, but real fans know there are other awesome songs to vote on other than the radio hits. Belafonte is best known for popularizing Calypso music, and is an important civil rights leader as well. Music videos and audio videos are included next to each track name, so if you haven't heard a song you can listen to it right here on this list. Is one of your favorite Harry Belafonte songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top.

This list features "Sakura," "Jamaica Farewell," and more songs. If the order of this list bothers you, then start a revolution and fight the system by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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16 4
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2
14 3
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3
10 1
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4
13 4
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5
12 4
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6
8 2
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7
6 1
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8
6 1
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9
6 1
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10
6 1
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Calypso, Jamaica Farewell, Banana Boat Song

11
7 2
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12
5 1
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13
6 3
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14
6 3
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15
6 3
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16
5 2
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17
5 2
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18
4 1
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Calypso

19
4 1
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2 Gether on 1: Jump Up Calypso / The Midnight Special, Island in the Sun

20
5 3
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21
3 1
Land of the Sea and Sun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Harry Belafonte Songs
2 Gether on 1: Jump Up Calypso / The Midnight Special

22
3 1
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Belafonte Sings of the Caribbean, Island in the Sun

23
3 1
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24
2 0
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25
2 0
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To Wish You a Merry Christmas

26
2 0
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Calypso, A Man and His Music

27
2 0
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Belafonte Sings the Blues

28
1 0
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Island in the Sun

29
1 0
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Loving You Is Where I Belong

30
1 0
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Sings of Love

31
1 0
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32
1 0
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Play Me

33
1 0
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34
1 0
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35
1 0
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36
1 0
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37
0 0
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Paradise in Gazankulu

38
0 0
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Paradise in Gazankulu

39
0 0
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An Evening with Belafonte/Makeba

40
0 0
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Paradise in Gazankulu

41
0 0
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Paradise in Gazankulu

42
0 0
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Paradise in Gazankulu

43
0 0
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Turn the World Around, Loving You Is Where I Belong

44
0 0
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Paradise in Gazankulu

45
0 0
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Paradise in Gazankulu

46
0 0
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Island in the Sun

47
0 0
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Vive Le King

48
0 0
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Belafonte Sings of the Caribbean, Island in the Sun

49
0 0
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Christmas, To Wish You a Merry Christmas, An Evening with Belafonte

50
0 0
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Christmas