Harry Belafonte - Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)


Harry Belafonte
Song Name: Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)
By: Harry Belafonte
Country: Jamaica
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Calypso
Link to buy: iTunes
Genre: traditional music of Jamaica , folk music of Jamaica , Jamaican folk music , mento , calypso
Date Added: 08 Mar 2017
Rocio Alvarez
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Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) by Harry Belafonte is part of folk music tradition in/by Jamaica. Folk Music of Jamaica is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) (or folk music of Jamaica), other than checking Jamaica you can also check music of Central America. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

"Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)" is a traditional Jamaican folk song; the best-known version was released by American singer Harry Belafonte in 1956 and later became one of his signature songs. The song has mento influences, but "Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)" was commonly classified as an example of the better known calypso music.

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