Perhaps whistling dis likkle rhyme, At least not today. I'll be the one to judge, coming from Caribbean descent. There’s always so many posts to write, and so little time! we know, that the Sands family sang it in the seventys. Students would have this poem stuck in their minds for days and months afterwards, and I hope you will too. Lyrics. And our image is reflected on a mirror, among pale blue tones Arleen, thanks for giving some poetic lines a whirl and for being brave enough to go first. My blog is me and this I say Thanks for coming up with a new Idea. Aside from the wonderful lilt of the Jamaican accent, what probably most stands out about the poem is the simplicity of the subject matter. by Jeri Walker | Apr 7, 2014 | Lit Chat | 60 comments, Today is the day for a little collaborative poetry. But that’s too much, wait hear me speak, I picked this poem as a way to inspire our collaborative poem because “The Song of the Banana Man” is about a person who takes great pride in what they do even though harvesting bananas in Jamaica is not the most glorious or respected of tasks. Still the call of the blog page thundered like it makes sense that people think it's racist but goddamn is that stupid, i can see the possible similarities to blackface but there doesn't really seem to be anything making fun of black people, it doesn't seem to be much more than tribal banana chaos. Jagoda, okay but you just wait a couple of weeks until Shakespearean Insult day. I have found some interesting analogical and poetical correspondences (for further details you can check out my comment back to you there), Best regards and thank you Jeri, Paul, somehow you strike me as the type of person who can crank out a lot of writing. It gave me great delight. Banana Joe: BA-NAH-NA. I sit down with one line in mind Especially not long poems like the one featured. Candy, nice way to work in a monster mention . If you watch the music video for Aristotle’s Denial, there’s a part where a guy is holding a banana, and some masks appear that look like the inspiration for Banana Man’s design. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. ^.^ "~Kristy I loved, loved, loved the banana man poem. Watch the video for Banana Song (I'm A Banana) from Onision's I'm a Banana (Banana Song) for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. to art, lit, and history, subjects I’ll write on Really enjoyed some of the attempts in the comments though. Song of the Banana Man, Evan Jones One of our all-time absolute favourite pieces of poetry is The Song of the Banana Man by Evan Jones. Dat is de night, when you, touris man, I tried to look for the origin of the masks, but couldn’t find anything. Because as we blog time passes by meekly Free as dese mountains, free as dis sea, He says, ‘Boy, get some occupation, Many people have made their own versions of them dancing to the song in a banana suit. Wid saltfish, breadfruit, coconut oil. Debi, I think it’s the head-scratching factor of poetry that I like the most “The Song of the Banana Man,” like most narrative poems, is on the longer side. (New subreddit rules, please read), Press J to jump to the feed. Tallymen, carriers, all in a bustle, funny how words are flowing without even trying Is it really the place of someone who’s not part of the culture Banana Man attempts to replicate to judge whether it’s racist or not? I can’t wait to see the complete project. "I'm a 17 year old guy enlisting in the Marine Corps and I love the Duck Song." Give me four lines consisting of two-rhymed couplets. Garrett Specialties is the best to provide promotional products and logo apparel too. Andleeb, I’m just glad the post got your to think of some possible lines for an entire day . Please share and also consider subscribing! Den head back home to m’yard to sleep, This blogging business is harder than it seems. You mus recognize a banana man. An a dainty-foot donkey dat I ride, Visiting others’ posts – giving them a share and a read! Sherryl, stayed tuned. Fosbat Oct 25, 2020. I personally believe banana mans makeup is supposed to be a beak, like his birds. You can have a pass this time. I know myself, an I know my ways, I did it a couple of years ago, and kind of want to do it again at some point in the future. Aquileana , Aquileana, thanks for contributing a stanza. It is a work song, from the point of view of dock workers working the night shift loading bananas onto ships. Debra, isn’t it amazing how an accent can often make all the difference in how we are drawn to a poem? If it were black then it would come out as such on black and white video. I'll sing you a song, I'm banana man! You can have too much, of a good thing. ‘De bay is calm, an de moon is bright De hills look black for de sky is light, Down at de dock is an English ship, Restin after her ocean trip, While on de pier is a monstrous hustle, Tallymen, carriers, all in a bustle, Wid stems on deir heads in a long black snake Some singin de sons dat banana men make, Like, Praise God an m’big right han I will live an die a banana man. It's racist to no race in particular, how about that? We soldier on so as not to be considered lightweights. 3. The Song of the Banana Man George Scott. The next who followed said they couldn’t quite manage I’m a strong man, a proud man, an I’m free, free as dese mountains, free as dis sea, I know myself, an I know my ways, an’ will sing wid pride to de end o’ my days: Praise God an m’big right han’. In fact, I can almost guarantee you will be in a better mood for participating in the masterpiece we are about to create. Really grateful that you mention this poem on your comment at my blog.. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. A proper sleep dat is long an deep. I can never get the lines to flow correctly. As part of National Poetry Month and my goal to bring you poetry focused posts during the month of April, I wanted to share one of my all-time favorite poems, “The Song of the Banana Man” by Evan Jones. I simply share my life each day The West Indian accent seems to lend itself so beautifully to lilting poems or perhaps it’s their lilt that lends itself to the reading of poetry. Writing poetry can be a lot of fun. If not enough time we will find it in the hourglass I'd like to say hello and welcome you Good day that is my name Come here and sit down I'm so glad you even really truly came We can even go and take a walk or something like that or something like that But first I need to introduce my what and introduce my when Let us sing! I paid you with a kiss. Maybe it helped that she looked so strange in her pink hair and small size, bordering on a midget:-9. how do you "accidentally" do something that looks and sounds a lot like blackface TWICE, after someone obviously told you "don't do that, it looks bad". ***, Image credit: Bright Idea by Zaldy Icaonapo, Article by Jeri Walker-Bickett aka JeriWB. Or else it’ll end up reading like a dried piece of toast. Sing us a song, you're the banana man. The lyrics describe how daylight has come, their shift is over, and they want their work to be counted up so that they can go home. Some coconut trees, and some hills of yam, Yes, by God, an m’big right han I really like some of this, but I’m more of a fan of shorter poetry. Yep, that’s all I’m asking of you today. no other thoughts together I type my first line I will live an die a banana man. I tap out a line or two of written prose At the end of the month, I will compile the poem and email it to everyone who participates. 'So when you see dese ol clothes brown wid stain, An soaked right through wid de Portlan rain, Don't cas your eye nor turn your nose, Don't judge a man by his patchy clothes, I'm a strong man, a proud man, an I'm free, Free as dese mountains, free as dis sea, I … Andrea, I’m so glad you enjoyed the poem. Or as a blogger, am I just shootin’ the breezin’? Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress. I prattle on for hours, rambling with ease Definitely not a poet. =), Crystal, your stanza makes me hungry for my favorite pie, though I wonder how it fits into “The Song of the Busy Blogger?” , I don’t feel too busy at all Cheryl, it’s just four measly rhyming lines I’m asking you to write Oh well, it’s early in the morning. especially by Jeri, who makes it look like a breeze! You know the phrase, it has a ring, I don’t think that side of my brain works anyway . I wish I was a poet but alas, my brain won’t go there. Your email address will not be published. Banana Song (I'm A banana), is a YouTube video posted Setember 25, 2009 by the channel Onision. Twice weekly the orders not tall I will live an die a banana man!” I’ll email everyone the collaborative poem later this month. Thanks. And watch me stave off the Sands Of Time I envy that. Some dumbasses who think it was blackface and a stereotype. We knock back a white rum, bus a laugh, Is de property of a banana man. I said, ‘By God and dis big right han A subreddit for the stupendously amazing band Tally Hall. Head down de hill to banana stan, Banana Boat Song Lyrics: Day-o, day-o / Daylight come and me wan' go home / Day, me say day, me say day, me say day / Me say day, me say day-o / Daylight come and me wan' go home / Work all night on a Jacquie, you are forgiven. When de truck comes roun I take a ride Especially on a day when things are not even-keel. With a blank page before me, my fingers strike the keys First let me say that I thoroughly enjoyed that video! I'm a strong man, a proud man, an I'm free, Free as dese mountains, free as dis sea, I know myself, an I know my ways, An will sing wid pride to de end o my days Praise God an m'big right han I will live an die a banana man.' Can’t write poetry to save my life, but boy, did I ever enjoy that poem, and that reading! And marvel at the wonders wrought! This would also explain why his eyes are huge, becuase he's some sort of half bird creature and he has beefy eyes. Crack those keys, get going on my post, Alas, there’s a schedule to keep, and content to create. As you should have noticed, I am still charmed due to the allegorical effect of Tennyson’s “The Lady of Shalott” It’s starting to look like this collaborative poetry effort may not get off the ground I love PechaKucha presentations and should do a post on the form one of these days. The meme has started to die down, but views are slowly growing, currently around 25 million views.Video: Like the non-techie lady operating Wording Well! So through the video, he's wearing red makeup, not black. Lorraine, that’s great that you are dong the A-Z Blogging Challenge. Remeber children, if this man every comes up to you- it’s perfectly okay to chop his banana right off! While on de pier is a monstrous hustle, Four Gros Michel, an four Lacatan, General CommentI think this song is about pot. Peel it down and go mm mm mm mm Do you want a banana? Hi Jeri – this is meant to show you that not all of us are poets. Not Ripe when I’m Green, Filled with Vitamin C Potassium in every bite IAmFloridaMan 7 aug It’s much appreciated. You probably also noticed that is is written in rhymed couplets which means each set of two lines rhymes. I wish I’d had you for a teacher! #WritersLife: Resources for Writers (Top 25 Posts), #EditTip: The Value of Writing Critique Groups, Authorpreneur #MarketTip: 5 Signs You Need to Embrace the Identity of “Author Entrepreneur”, #Editor: Story Bible and Manuscript Style Sheet Templates, #NationalPoetryMonth: How to Write a Sonnet. The more we keep thriving Great post Jeri! It's not, so stop, I mean if you really look deep into it the accent could be questionable i guess. Bring me back a banana, sailor boy! Becc, methinks there be a shortage of poets amongst some of my most devoted commenters. From kids, home, and family, in life things most common Loved the video and the poem. I understand that it could ACCIDENTALLY look like blackface, but: when someone tells you you did something rude by mistake the correct response is "oops my bad, didn't know, not gonna do it again", someone definitely told them it looked like blackface because why else would they take it off the MMMM cover if someone didn't tell them it looked suspicious. Like you, I am also a bit of a poet (and I even entered Poetry Perfected into the A to Z blogging challenge as my contribution to Poetry Month), so I’ve doubled up on the couplets for your poem. He says, ‘You’re a beggar man, I suppose?’ Jeannette, no apologies to Old Man River needed! Don’t cas your eye nor turn your nose, freshly taken from banana tree. An soaked right through wid de Portlan rain, Banana Joe: BA-NAH-NA. Too often we find ourselves staying up past bedtime. It may be fun; it may be sad Jay, the accent really does make the poem come to life. In turn, we’ll look at its subject matter and rhyme scheme to write our own bit of collaborative poetry titled “The Song of the Busy Blogger.”. How crazy is this, that a crazy and balls to wall song which had a crazy looking character. Den home again in cool evenin time, Down at de bar near United Wharf It shows a man dancing in a banana suit yelling, \"I'M A BANANA! But I love to read it. An will sing wid pride to de end o my days An m’cutlass rings on de stony soil, Welli, the comparison between writing and thriving is spot on. Down at de dock is an English ship, But all I found was a little rhyme in my box of Cracker Jack. Sorry Jeri, but I am barely coming up with anything for my blog let alone try to get something decent here. I will live an die a banana man. I search through lists of articles to bring my writing back Sit frozen in time, writer’s bock, I think I have caught. 'By God and dis big right han . Students would have this poem stuck in their minds for days and months afterwards, and I hope you will too. Users who like Piano Man (S1 Style) Users who reposted Piano Man (S1 Style) Playlists containing Piano Man (S1 Style) More tracks like Piano Man (S1 Style) License: all-rights-reserved Fill de empty bag for further toil ***If you need help finding words that rhyme, you can get help from Rhymes.net. Dang. (Sung)Praise God an m’big right han But when writing is done,the readings such fun Thanks Jeri. Zoinks! "~Tony "I'm almost 35 years old, and I can come home from a long, hard, bad day at work and listen to your songs and feel instantly better. Creating, curating, and collating, is done with ease, 2020-05-03T20:12:39Z Comment by Emily's Stuff An I pasture on dat very same lan I'm a strong man, a proud man, an I'm free, Free as dese mountains, free as dis sea, I know myself, an I know my ways, An will sing wid pride to de end o my days (Sung)Praise God an m'big right han I will live an die a banana man.' [email protected] http://debioneille.blogspot.com. De hills look black for de sky is light, Your email address will not be published. All de way down to de harbour side— Cookies help us deliver our Services. 2020-05-03T22:33:27Z Comment by francey.pants. The more we keep writing So now that you’ve heard the poem, think about all the aspects of being a busy blogger and how you might put that into a four-line stanza. joe did it a second time? Lenie, I think a lot of us can related to your final line: “When all is done it makes me glad.”. Don’t groan just yet and don’t run away! Thanks for adding a stanza , When I ain’t in the mood to stir libretto, I like the short and sweet quality of your lines. Hate to tell you Jeri, but poetry isn’t my cup of tea either. Some stanzas are very nice. There’s no need to follow Jones’ rhythms, we’re just going for big-picture inspiration. ‘I leave m’yard early-mornin time Having said that I was at a PechaKucha the other evening and a young girl was reading her own poetry. The video below was produced by the Favorite Poem Project. Thankfully, we’ve good friends we can count on in times of need. By Fosbat Watch. When me fingers are done with creative sloggin’, (Sung)Praise God an m’big right han Listening to “The Song of the Banana Man” read aloud is simply a must. They behold escape of each awesome thought Till Massa Sun drop back o John Crow mountain, I hope the poem in this comment thread can reach a similar length. I will live an die a banana man.’. nothing else was changed. I’m glad you enjoyed “The Lady of Shalott.” I’ll stop back by your blog this evening to add some thoughts on the parallels Tennyson’s poem holds with “The Allegory of the Cave.”. The first line is: Mama will you buy me a, will you buy me a, will you buy me a, Mama will you buy me a, will you buy me a Banana. Thanks for letting me know about it. Banana Joe [Low voice] I say BA-NAH-NA. This song has been printed from the BusSongs.com website. You mus recognise a banana man. That quite quickly the night seems to fall. You simply must hurl a poetic insult for two at me then , Haunted by unfailing blogger duties Thinkin’ all day and wracked with pain, ~Kyle "When I'm down, I listen to your songs and they cheer me right up. "It is sung by Banana Joe in a Elmore Stream-It video, which is shown again in "Darwin's Yearbook: Banana Joe.". I will live an die a banana man. The Banana Boat Song (Day-o) 2: You Are My Sunshine 3: I'm a Little Teapot 4: Hush, Little Baby 5: Nobody Likes Me (Guess I'll Go Eat Worms) 6: The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round 7: Baby Bumble Bee 8: Itsy Bitsy Spider More Most Visited Songs. I have ten acres of mountain side, What talented bloggers are in this thread! Jon, hmmm would love to know what your busy blogger stanza would be…. Lyrics to 'Banana Boat Song' by Harry Belafonte: Day-o day-o Day light come and me wanna go home. Song belongs to onisionI'm a banana I'm a banana I'm a banana LOOK AT ME MOOOOOOOVE!!!! Glory, glory, Harry Lewis, Glory, glory Harry Lewis, Glory, glory, Harry Lewis, His cloth goes shining on! Banana Joe's head: BA-NA-NA. Reply. Denise, I like the inverted sentence structure of the second line very much. ☺. He looked at m’ol’ clothes brown wid stain , Don’t judge a man by his patchy clothes, Yes, by God, an m’big right han The novel draft hit page two hundred "I Say Banana" is a song from "The Uploads. I need to write my twice-weekly Monster Meditation We are a mere reflection of our ghostly posts, and nothing gives up as easily as an unavoidable passion, I found your idea truly eloquent, therefore I just couldn’t avoid joining you… There are so many things to write about it can be difficult to focus on just one at a time. Subject: Mama, will you buy me a Banana From: GUEST,Norbert and Gesa Date: 06 Apr 02 - 07:10 PM There is an irish children song we are searching for. This meme took off after being shown on the show Tosh.0. I will live an die a banana man. Will it be a work of art Do my words have an impact, a meaning, a reason? Tim, She asked bloggers for rhymes as though it were easy I will live an die a banana man. Ploughin an weedin, diggin an plantin I’ll start us. The actual reading of the poem begins at 3:22, but the set-up is equally intriguing. Like, (Sung) Praise God an m’big right han And the more the passion keeps rising. I will live an die a banana man. ‘De bay is calm, an de moon is bright to sing the not english bits in Black Rainbows? I'm trying not to try too hard But you're hard to write down right So I pen these trite attempts At haikus for you tonight [Outro] Words don't work like Webster says They trip … I'll sing to you a story of a great man of the cloth, His name was Harry Lewis and he worked for Irving Roth, He died while cutting velvet on a hot July the fourth, His cloth goes marching on. well done on moving the collective poetic muscle!!! Would have a impact the community over what it look like and make a fight over if its racist or not when before hand we just laugh and make meme with this song and character. Do you want a banana? Then came braver souls who rose to the challenge. When you peel and eat a banana, you can always go get a new one to eat, but it will never really replace the banana you once had. I have me a slice o’ personal bloggin’. Now get to it and leave your own busy blogger stanza as a comment. There is nothing like a lilting Jamaican accent. Five she-goats an a big black ram, Let’s just hope the third brave soul to stop by today will give the four-rhyming lines a go…. Load up de donkey, leave de lan Listening to “The Song of the Banana Man” read aloud is simply a must. I tried to look for the origin of the masks, but couldn’t find anything. I’ll Sing You a song, I’m Banana Man Sing you a song tonight! If you watch the music video for Aristotle’s Denial, there’s a part where a guy is holding a banana, and some masks appear that look like the inspiration for Banana Man’s design. An mullet an janga swim in de pool, Meredith, I most like the third line: “Do my words have an impact, a meaning, a reason?” I think all of us writer/bloggers can relate to that. The makeup is the same throughout the video, from when each of them are wearing tie coloured face paint. You brought me back a grapefruit. have something to say that demands falsetto, Thank you for sharing it. Personally, i think the music video just a caricature of 30s cartoons and how weird and wacky they are, and the song itself is no more racist than the tally man tally me banana song being played at a white guys tiki bar. I can hardly get started on my blog again. A. K., I’m glad you contributed a verse of collective poetic muscle! Garrett Specialties has specials money savings online. Met me in Golden Grove market place. 1 like. Sandy, thanks for adding a stanza. I love to write, but I’m not a poet. I invite you to Wording Well, where wisdom’s imparted! So glad you liked the video I selected for today. Harry Lewis perished in the service of his lord, Hate to say it but the only thing that comes to mind when I saw all this was the taliman song by Harry bellafonte. banana man me want a ton give me double and a bonus one gimme more for all me friends dis banana flow will never end ^yeah. love ya Jeri but I ain’t no poet either Forgiveness…I’m begging for yours. Wid stems on deir heads in a long black snake “Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)” is a single from Harry Belafonte’s 1956 album Calypso is an adaptation of a vernacular Jamaican work song. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Loni, I love your stanza, especially the word choices of “prattle” and “disjointed.”. Blogging most definitely can be likened to a journey. a fever I'm really out to sea This kettle is boiling over I think I'm a banana tree Oh dear I'm going slightly mad I'm ... over on the white hot sand Here he come with some for me Freshly taken from banana tree (1,2,3,4) Banana man me want a tan Give me double. Would change your place wid a banana man. I ben m’back to de hot-sun toil, This inspired me to take on a nursery rhyme on Facebook. LOOK AT MY MOVE!\". You brought me back a lemon, and you squeezed me tight. ! Dorothea McKellar did it for Australia with her poem – My Country – and this poet did it for Jamaica. Maybe it’s the Irish in me. I’m a strong man, a proud man, an I’m free, (Do you want a banana?) haha This was a great and thanks for sharing your creative ideas. You brought me back a straw hat that came from Panama, She wrote about issues of such importance I paid attention and she was really good. 343 Favourites. Groan…. Banana Joe's head [High-pitched] And I say BA-NA-NA. From pens and mugs and giveaway items and gifts galore, Here goes…. and then it’s the end, it’s publishing time. The makeup is red, it had a black and white filter applied over it. ... Do you see Banana Man hopping over on de white hot sand? I’m going to take a loot at McKellar’s poem now. Restin after her ocean trip, Day me say day me say day me say day me say day me say day-o day light come and me wanna go home work all night on a drink of rum As a Latina, I don’t think I would like it if a non-Dominican tried to speak in my accent. So get on the internet today and start finding money saving items of every kind. I love how it makes me feel. (Do you want a banana?) But I am happy to see response from some creative bloggers …. When all is done it makes me glad. Reply. I cut my stems an I’m on m’way, Or just fall flat and never start. The actual reading of the poem begins at 3:22, but the set-up is equally intriguing. As bloggers, we also tend to take great pride in what we do, even when our posts reach a relatively small audience and our writing doesn’t always get the respect it deserves. An soaked right through wid de Portlan rain, Pumpkin Pie by Crystal Ross, I tried! This resembles … Required fields are marked *. For this is the journey I have chose People keep focusing on the whole “black face” thing, disregarding the potential cultural appropriation. @james-benson-452662082 no to mention the creator of the song is a child predator . Stick around. Sometimes, as bloggers, we go through technical hell Dat, by God an dis big right han try anything you can print on, engrave, embroider and more. Here is my limp effort (with apologies to Old Man River). Sorry Jeri but whenever I try to write a poem it is more akin to a limerick. No worries. You brought me back an orange. Thank you . ‘So when you see dese ol clothes brown wid stain, Pumpkin pie is my favorite thing to eat. Banana day is my special day, An set m’foot to de mountain climb, Sometimes I enjoy reading it, but sometimes it makes me scratch my head. Who the fuck thinks its racist lmao, how sensitive must one be to complain about about the banana man. Touris, white man, wipin his face, Poetry often gets perceived as being hard to understand, but many poems are written in user-friendly language about common subjects we all can relate to. There was a time in my life when I wrote new words for that song but they were a bit outside the range for many younger viewers. I try and post, every week, Okay genuine question who said ye and why? Glad you enjoyed the specificity of my poetic attempt. Yes! Here they are: In keeping with the 14-syllable count you started, ‘Den de payment comes, an we have some fun, Some singin de sons dat banana men make, 24 Comments. Still, I enjoyed reading it, and I’m glad I’m following your blog. Then I read my disjointed letters traipsing the computer screen I think I can learn something by looking closer at poetry, and I had never heard of the Banana Man until I read your post. Learn how your comment data is processed. Now, when you're in Jamaica, please remember this: CHORUS 4. I do understand how It could be perseved as rasict, as the paint kind of looks like the stereotypical rasict black lips that some old cartoon use to personafie african americans with, however, it is not defently black face that's for sure. I really liked the video and poem. SmolMidget Oct 24, 2020. Me, Zekiel, Breda and Duppy Son. He cas his eye, turn up his nose, I have probably listened to this one over 25 times and it never gets old. I like that and with the accent it makes it so much better than me reading it. OOOh I do not think I can do this…… I am sorry I am trying from yesterday if I can come with few lines but in vain. Such a resource proved invaluable when I was an English teacher, but I also spent quite a few hours on the site simply enjoying listening to regular people discuss and read their most loved poems. I'M A BANANA! ‘Up in de hills, where de streams are cool, 2020-05-20T02:01:08Z. Sometimes the love of home turns even the simplest words into something glorious. Granted, that’s over the course of years of teaching. ... Also sorry I feel like I"m tagging you in a lot of drawings lmaoo. I’m a strong man, a proud man, an I’m free, Free as dese mountains, free as dis sea, I know myself, an I know my ways, An will sing wid pride to de end o my days (Sung)Praise God an m’big right han I will live an die a banana man.’ 0 thoughts on “ Song of the Banana Man ” Be the first to comment using the form below. My flow from hand to mind has disconnected from thought Be of some value to your nation.’ And started us off with something light and breezy But even a vampire deserve a vacation. 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