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  1. "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.
  2. Calypso is generally played on folk instruments, including the guitar, banjo and various types of percussion. Calypso Lyrics. The lyrics of traditional Calypso music are generally quite political in nature, but because of strict censorship, are cleverly veiled. (The Banana Boat Song), a reworked version of a traditional Jamaican mento song.
  3. YOUR HIT PARADE sponsored by American Tobacco's Lucky Strike Cigarettes was broadcast from to on radio and to on television. During this 24 year run, the show had 19 orchestra leaders and 52 various singers or groups. Many listeners and viewers casually referred to the show with the incorrect title of "The Hit Parade".
  4. Free printable sheet music for Banana Boat Song for Easy/Level 2 Piano Solo. Permission granted for instruction, public performance, or just for fun. Best Sellers for Beginner and Easy Piano Sheet Music. MMF Print. Get Unlimited Digital Downloads of Everything and Save - $36/Year.
  5. Jun 28,  · "The Banana Boat Song (Day-O)" proved to be a huge hit. More than just a popular tune, it also held special meaning for Belafonte: "That song .
  6. Harold George "Harry" Belafonte, Jr. (born March 1, ) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist. He was dubbed the "King of Calypso" for popularizing the Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the s.
  7. referencing The Banana Boat Song / No Hidin' Place, 7", Single, DW The song was originally a Jamaican folk song. Its popular version was adapted by Irving Burgie/5(13).

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