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 28594
  • File Size 4.70 MB
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  • Create Date 8 October 2019
  • Last Updated 5 September 2022

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