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The Banana Boat Song - The Fontane Sisters - The Banana Boat Song (Vinyl)


  1. Six artists hit the US Top 40 with "The Banana Boat Song" in The Terriers version was the first to chart at #4 (#15 in the UK), followed by Belafonte, The Fontane Sisters (#13), Steve Lawrence (#18), Sarah Vaughan (#19), and Stan Freberg, whose comedy version hit #
  2. The Fontane Sisters A: The Banana Boat Song B: Honolulu Moon: Dot USA: Nov 7" 1: The Fontane Sisters A: (Remember Me) I'm The One Who Loves You B: Dancing To The Rock And Rolla (Rum And Coca-Cola) Dot USA: Feb 7" 1: The Fontane Sisters A: I'm Stickin' With You B: Let The Rest Of The World Go By: Dot USA:
  3. History. Harry Belafonte's popularization of “Banana Boat Song (Day-O),” a folk song from Trinidad, was a major cultural event in It started a worldwide calypso craze and made Belafonte an international superstar. That’s not relevant to Phish’s rendition, though. They played it at the 7/6/97 Desenzano soundcheck because it is, as Trey put it, “the official limbo song,” and.
  4. Jan 30,  · Honolulu Moon / The Banana Boat Song, a Single by The Fontane Sisters. Released in November on Dot (catalog no. ; Vinyl 7")/5(7).
  5. Harry Belafonte Banana Boat Song lyrics & video: Day-O (Banana Boat Song) Based on a Jamaican folk song Other versions in Tarriers (#4); Fontane Sisters (#13); Steve Law 10/10(1).
  6. Day-O (Banana Boat Song) by George Browne and His Jamaican Calypso Band was written by Bill Attaway, Irving Burgie and [Traditional] and was first recorded and released by Harry Belafonte in George Browne and His Jamaican Calypso Band released it on the single Farewell to Jamaica in It was covered by Sebastian (Samuel Wright), Red Grammer, Duke Errol and The Lords, Tyrone and .
  7. ⑤ Banana Boat Song by The Fontane Sisters. 13 US [artist #5 hit] written by traditional. 05/ I'm Stickin' with You by The Fontane Sisters. 7. 72 US [Dot ] written by Buddy Knox & Jimmy Bowen. 04/ Chanson d'amour by The Fontane Sisters. 12 US [Dot ] written by Wayne Shanklin.
  8. Artist: Song Title: Year: Chart Entries: 1: Harry Belafonte: Banana Boat Song: Flanders 1 - Mar (7 months), Germany 1 for 13 weeks - Jul , Grammy Hall of Fame in (), UK 2 - Mar (18 weeks), US Billboard 5 - Jan (20 weeks), US invalid BB 5 of , POP 5 of , US BB 15 of , Italy 16 of , Brazil 19 of , US CashBox 23 of , DDD 36 of , Europe.

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