Calypsonian goes home to acclaim

Pryce, Vinette K.
November 2000
New York Amsterdam News;11/23/2000, Vol. 91 Issue 47, p23
Features Jamaican singer Harry Belafonte. Winner of the Marcus Garvey Award at the second annual Jamerican Film and Music Festival; First Jamaican singer to achieve gold record status with the album 'Calypso'; Political activism in the 1960s.


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