On 7/30/2013 11:03 AM, Roderic G Stephens wrote:
> And my mother LOVED Belafonte, so we HAD to see him at the Greek Theater in L.A. He could do no wrong.
We bought out the entire orchestra floor at the Chicago Civic Opera
House for a Belafonte concert c. 1970. then resold the tickets to help
raise money for my dad's legal bills after an encounter with HUAC. I saw
that concert -- people called James Brown the hardest-working man in
show business, but after that evening I'd have to disagree.