What is the original banana boat song?

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The Answer can be found in the history of Trinidad where the banana boat song was a traditional Jamaican song. They loved The Belafonte version and won't argue about copyrights. They just love music in that style
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What is Banana boat song about?

This is a song about Jamaicans loading the banana boats and waiting for the 'tally man' to count their load so they could leave and go home.