The Banana Boat Song (Day-O)

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Raffi Cavoukian, CM, OBC (born July 8, 1948), better known by his stage name Raffi, is an Egyptian-born Canadian singer-songwriter, author, essayist, and lecturer of Armenian descent. He has developed his career as a "global troubadour", to become a music producer, author, entrepreneur, and founder of the Centre for Child Honouring, a vision for global restoration. more »


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1980
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Day O, me say day O
Daylight come and me wan go home
Day O, me say day O
Daylight come and me wan go home

Work all night till the morning come
Daylight come and me wan go home
Stack banana till the morning come
Daylight come and me wan go home

Come Mr Tallyman and tally me banana
Daylight come and me wan go home
Me say, come Mr Tallyman and tally me banana
Daylight come and me wan go home

Lift six, and seven, and eight, and bunch
Daylight come and me wan go home
Me say, six, and seven, and eight, and bunch
Daylight come and me wan go home

Day O, Day O
Daylight come and me wan go home
Day O, Day O
Daylight come and me wan go home

Beautiful bunch of ripe banana
Daylight come and me wan go home
A beautiful bunch of ripe banana
Daylight come and me wan go home

Six, and seven, and eight, and bunch
Daylight come and me wan go home
Me say, six, and seven, and eight, and bunch
Daylight come and me wan go home

Day, me say day 0
Daylight come and me wan go home
Day O, Day O
Daylight come and me wan go home

Come Mr Tallyman and tally me banana
Daylight come and me wan go home
Me say, come Mr Tallyman and tally me banana
Daylight come and me wan go home

Day O, Me say day O
Daylight come and me wan go home
Day O, Me say day O
Daylight come and me wan go home

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Written by: Irving Burgie, William Attaway

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