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DAY-O (BANANA BOAT SONG) Based on a Jamaican folk song (Harry Belafonte / Lord Burgess / Bill Attaway) Harry Belafonte - 1957 Also recorded by : Tarriers; Fontane Sisters; Steve Lawrence; Sarah Vaughan; Stan Freberg. Day-o, day-ay-ay-o Daylight come and he wan' go home Day, he say day, he say day, he say day, he say day, he say day-ay-ay-o Daylight come and he wan' go home Work all night on a drink a'rum (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Stack banana till thee morning come (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Come, Mr. Tally Mon, tally me banana (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Come, Mr. Tally Mon, tally me banana (Daylight come and he wan' go home) It's six foot, seven foot, eight foot, BUNCH! (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Six foot, seven foot, eight foot, BUNCH! (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Day, he say day-ay-ay-o (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Day, he say day, he say day, he say day, he say day, he say day (Daylight come and he wan' go home) A beautiful bunch a'ripe banana (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Hide thee deadly black tarantula (Daylight come and he wan' go home) It's six foot, seven foot, eight foot, BUNCH! (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Six foot, seven foot, eight foot, BUNCH! (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Day, he say day-ay-ay-o (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Day, he say day, he say day, he say day, he say day, he say day (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Come, Mr. Tally Mon, tally me banana (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Come, Mr. Tally Mon, tally me banana (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Day-o, day-ay-ay-o (Daylight come and he wan' go home) Day, he say day, he say day, he say day, he say day, he say day-ay-ay-o (Daylight come and he wan' go home)

    


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