|Slowly I Married Her (1979-)|
|Read the original lyrics of the song|
|1979 Interview (Canadian TV Program "Authors")|
Harry Belafonte's wife, who had been very
suspicious about my presence because I had suggested that Harry Belafonte
change his show and stop singing calipso and start sing about himself...
He's a very great singer. We were drinking late into the night at the
Four Seasons Hotel and I got out this poem and I thought he could set
it to music. And I don't know whether it was the Vodka or not, but she
wept a few tears that sealed the night very nicely.
Finally, it was not H. Belafonte but Lewis Furey who set this poem to music