The Banana Boat Song (Day-o) by Sarah Vaughan (Jamaican dock workers' song, MP3)

'The Banana Boat Song' (Day-o) features the charming vocals of Sarah Vaughan (1924–1990), an American jazz singer who won four Grammy Awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award. The song was written by Alan Arkin, Bob Carey and Erik Darling and is an adaptation of the traditional Jamaican song made popular by Harry Belafonte. This is a Marine Café Blog remaster of Vaughan's 1956 recording. (3.1 MiB, MP3, 2:19 minutes)

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  • Create Date 9 January 2021
  • Last Updated 10 June 2023

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