Banana Boat (Day-o) by Harry Belafonte (restored, MP3)

'Banana Boat' (Day-o) by American singer Harry Belafonte with Tony Scott's Orchestra and Chorus is a traditional Jamaican song about dock workers loading bananas onto ships at night. Daylight comes, and they look forward to the arrival of the Tallyman, who will take inventory, so they could go home. The recording is from 1956 and was remasterd by Marine Café Blog. (4.4 MiB, MP3, 2:57 minutes)  See also the two versions of 'The Banana Boat Song'  by Shirley Bassey and by Sarah Vaughan.

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  • No. of Downloads 18671
  • File Size 4.70 MB
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  • Create Date Tuesday 8th October 2019
  • Last Updated Monday 5th September 2022

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