Harry Belafonte – Day-O (Banana Boat Song) Ukulele Chords

Harry Belafonte Banana Boat Song ukulele chords and strumming pattern are in this post! Start playing this Harry Belafonte song from the "Calypso" album released in 1956 with your ukulele right now!
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Banana Boat Song Ukulele Chords

Tune your ukulele before playing.
Key: C
Chords: [C], [F], [G7]
Strumming: D - DU - UDU (or D - D)
Difficulty: Moderate




Day-o, Day ay ay o.
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.
Day-o, Day ay ay o.
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.

Work all night on a drink a’ rum
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.
Stack banana till de mornin’ come
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.

Come, Mister tally man tally me banana.
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.
come, Mister tally man tally me banana.
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.

Six foot, seven foot, eight foot bunch
daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.
Six foot, seven foot, eight foot bunch
daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.

Day-o, Day ay ay o.
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.
Day-o, Day ay ay o.
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.

Beautiful bunch of ripe banana
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.
Hide the deadly, black taranch-la
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.

Six foot, seven foot, eight foot bunch
daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.
Six foot, seven foot, eight foot bunch
daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.

Day-o, Day ay ay o.
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.
Day-o, Day ay ay o.
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.

Come, Mister tally man tally me banana.
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.
Me say come, Mister tally man tally me banana.
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.

Day-o, Day ay ay o.
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.
Day-o, Day ay ay o.
Daylight come an’ me wan’ go home.

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Artist and Song:Harry Belafonte - Banana Boat Song
Album:Calypso
Year:1956
Chords:[C], [F], [G7]
Strumming:D - DU - UDU
Genre:Folk, Pop

About Harry Belafonte - Banana Boat Song Ukulele Chords & Strumming Pattern

"Banana Boat Song" is a song by Folk, Pop artist Harry Belafonte. It was released in 1956 on the album, titled "Calypso". Banana Boat Song is considered under Folk, Pop genre.
  • The key of Harry Belafonte - Banana Boat Song is C.
  • D - DU - UDU is the suggested strumming pattern for Banana Boat Song. If it's not easy for you, you can try only down (D) strumming for playing "Banana Boat Song".
  • The chords that we use for playing Banana Boat Song on ukulele are: [C], [F], [G7].

What Are The Chords For Banana Boat Song On Ukulele?

You will play the [C], [F], [G7] ukulele chords while playing Banana Boat Song with your ukulele in the C key, original tone of the song.

How Do You Strum Banana Boat Song On Ukulele?

Banana Boat Song ukulele strumming pattern is D - DU - UDU. You can also try D (down) if the suggested pattern is hard for you.

Who Sings Banana Boat Song?

Banana Boat Song is performed by Harry Belafonte. It was first released on the album "Calypso" in 1956.

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