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Harry Belafonte - Banana Boat (Day-O) / Jamaica Farewell download mp3 album
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Album:
Banana Boat (Day-O) / Jamaica Farewell
Style:
Calypso
Released:
1957
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1787 mb
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1544 mb
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Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) Lyrics. Day o! Day o! Daylight come and me wanna go home Day, me say day, me say day, me say day, me say day, me say day o Daylight come and me wanna go home. Work all night on a drink a rum (Daylight come and me wanna go home) Stack banana till the morning come (Daylight come and me wanna go home). The song hearkens back to an era when the banana trade thrived in Jamaica before the predominance of banana republics. The call-and-response and repetition used in the song speak to the monotony of the work of loading bananas on ships in the Caribbean. Day-O reached on the Billboard Charts in 1957, and remains a famous song cited in a number of more current pop culture references such as the possession scene in Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice (1988) and Lil Wayne’s 6 Foot 7 Foot. com/watch?v AQXVHITd1N4. Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)" Track Info.

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Belafonte's version used lyrics adapted by Irving Burgie and William Attaway. Attaway was a novelist and songwriter who was friends with Belafonte. Burgie and Attaway wrote most of the songs on the Calypso album. This song was first recorded in 1952 by Edric Conner, a musician from Trinidad who sang it with his band The Carribeans as "Day De Light. Belafonte said in an interview with the ArtsJournal blog Jazz Beyond Jazz: "The most important thing to me about 'The Banana Boat Song' is that before America heard it, Americans had no notion of the rich culture of the Caribbean. Very few of them did, anyway, which made no sense to me. It made no sense to me back then that people in America would not respond to the Caribbean culture I knew in joyous, positive ways. But there were these cultural assumptions then about people from the Caribbean - that they were all rum drinking, sex-crazed and lazy - not they were tillers of the.

Harry Belafonte Lyrics. album: "Calypso" (1956). Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) I Do Adore Her Jamaica Farewell Will His Love Be Like His Rum? Dolly Dawn Star-O The Jack-Ass Song Hosanna Come Back Liza Brown Skin Girl Man Smart (Woman Smarter). live album: "An Evening With Harry Belafonte And Friends" (1997). We Are The Wave Turn The World Around Island In The Sun Skin To Skin Kwela (Listen To The Man) Matilda Dangerous Times Try To Remember Paradise In Gazankulu Jamaica Farewell Day-O (The Banana Boat Song). Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)" lyrics provided for educational purposes and personal use only.

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Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)" is a traditional Jamaican folk song, the best-known version of which was sung by Harry Belafonte and is the most well-known calypso. It is a song from the point of view of dock workers working the night shift loading bananas onto ships. Daylight has come, the shift is over, and they want their work to be counted up so that they can go home (this is the meaning of the lyric "Come, Mr. Tally Man, tally me banana/ Daylight come and we wanna go home.