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Misheard lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody. This page contains all the misheard lyrics for Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

Harry Belafonte's, "Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come Mr. Taliban.
Original Lyrics:
Come Mr. Tally Man.
Harry Belafonte's, "Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hyper deadly black piranha
Original Lyrics:
Hide the deadly black tarantula
Harry Belafonte's, "Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Run from the Taliban
Original Lyrics:
Come Mr. Tally Man.

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