All Piano Tutorials of Calypso

All Piano Tutorials of Calypso

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Harry Belafonte - Day O - The Banana Boat Song

  • Published at 2014-03-23 03:12:05

"Day-O " is a traditional Jamaican mento folk song, the best-known version of which was sung by Harry Belafonte and an alternate version interspersed with another Jamaican folk song, "Hill and Gully Rider", by The Tarriers—later covered by Dame Shirley Bassey. Despite the song's mento influences, "Day-O " is widely known as an example of calypso music. It is a work song, from the point of view of dock workers working the night shift loading bananas onto ships. Daylight has come, the .... {+}

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Harry Belafonte - Day O - The Banana Boat Song

  • Published at 2014-03-23 03:12:05

"Day-O " is a traditional Jamaican mento folk song, the best-known version of which was sung by Harry Belafonte and an alternate version interspersed with another Jamaican folk song, "Hill and Gully Rider", by The Tarriers—later covered by Dame Shirley Bassey. Despite the song's mento influences, "Day-O " is widely known as an example of calypso music. It is a work song, from the point of view of dock workers working the night shift loading bananas onto ships. Daylight has come, the .... {+}