Happy Birthday, Harry Belafonte

March 1st, 2010, 2:05 pm by Greg

Folksinger-actor-civil rights activist Harry Belafonte celebrates his 83rd birthday today.

We here at Nippertown.com would like to add our own tip of the hat to Belafonte with this clip of “Don’t Stop the Carnival,” which was filmed for a 1968 season opener of “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” but was excised from the broadcast by CBS-TV censors:

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