What is the original banana boat song?
The Answer can be found in the history of Trinidad where the banana boat song was a traditional Jamaican song. They loved The Belafonte version and won't argue about copyrights. They just love music in that style
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The banana is one of the oldest known fruits in history. In fact, the earliest men of whom there is any record already knew of and enjoyed this fruit. It is believed that the …banana first grew in southern Asia and that through many centuries spread through the East and then to the West.
T.I. Ft. Justin Timberlake - Dead And Gone. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0NVIroAyP4. The one part in this song sounds like it, I think this is the one.
This is a song about Jamaicans loading the banana boats and waiting for the 'tally man' to count their load so they could leave and go home.
\nA song by a black man based on a traditional song sung by black Jamaicans. Soooo racist. NOT.
Irving "Burgie" Burgess and William Attaway
No; it is a traditional Jamaican folk song.
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Have you been searching for banana boat? The actual song is Monomonom by the Muppets
The original singer of the Banana Phone is Raffi. Raffi wrote it with Michael Creber and it was released in 1994. In 2004 it became an internet meme and a parody called Badger…phone was made.
The original, official name for The Banana Boat Song by Harry Belafonte is Day-O. There are indications it had no official title at first and began as a call-response by Jamai…can banana workers.
the musical elements of the banana boat song ( by harry belafonte ) is call and responce.