Tag Archives: The Banana Boat Song

Trust me (Harry Belafonte on The Muppet Show)

On Oct. 20, 1955, Harry Belafonte recorded a traditional Jamaican folk tune called “Day-O (The Banana Boat Song),” a song about a night-shift dock worker. Belafonte’s version of the song reached #5 on the US singles charts and became his … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment