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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… read more

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  • Avatar for Yex
    Yex
    Work all night on a drink of rum
  • Avatar for SonOfThirteen
    I could cry from the nostalgia
  • Avatar for sternenfee0
    ✸✸✸Day-O✸✸✸;.))
  • Avatar for mermaidkawaii
    ❥•♪♫ ❥•♪♫
  • Avatar for BennoTiger
    :-))
  • Avatar for GehirnKnoten3D
    Epic!
  • Avatar for NitaD1
    Why.....thank you kind Sir below. :-)
  • Avatar for silversurfer250
    NitaD1: Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)" is widely known as an example of calypso music. It is a work 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. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Day-O_%28The_Banana_Boat_Song%29
  • Avatar for Bolters
    Maybe, in bunches!!!!!!,
  • Avatar for NitaD1
    How do you 'tally a banana'?

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