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Harry Belafonte & Muppet Show, The Banana Boat Song

22 Apr

[This post originally appeared in Dullicious, where I blogged as Barbie-dull for several years.]

I knew this song as “Day-Oh”, by the French band Pow Wow who were mostly doing acapella songs. I learnt years later that it was a cover. I was searching for MP3s of the song and found a few: a version by Shaggy, one by Danny Elfman (the one used in the movie Beetlejuice), and one by Harry Belafonte & the Muppet Show. YouTube are great, I can now see what I had imagined after hearing the sound track numerous times:

Rinda Rinda (Linda Linda)

22 Apr

[This post originally appeared in Dullicious, where I blogged as Barbie-dull for several years.]

The video/song “Yatta!” reminded Amy and I of Japan, and the song “Linda Linda” came up in the conversation. Ah yes, Amy was saying “Yatta!” was in her head and that maybe “Linda Linda” could fix this. I started to play the mp3 but as we were in a YouTube mood, we looked for it. Here it is. “Rinda Rinda” (Linda Linda) by the Blue Hearts:

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