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Yes! We Have No Bananas - Spike Jones - The Best Of Spike Jones, Volume II (Cassette)

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For years, the rumor persisted that Jones had a guy on the payroll who did nothing but gargle. Whatever the newest fad current singing stars, radio, television, and movie personalitiesif Jones could figure a way to ridicule it for the "this month's flavor" shallowness of it all, the City Slickers torch was duly applied.

And once you heard Jones ' version of the tune, you could never go back and take any of those idols of the moment quite as Yes! We Have No Bananas - Spike Jones - The Best Of Spike Jones as you might have Yes! We Have No Bananas - Spike Jones - The Best Of Spike Jones. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Think next year I might go to Art Basel Miami. Not to be outdone, another artist stepped up, took the banana off the walland ate it. The crowd snapped away with their cell phones, while four police officers were brought in for crowd control.

So as Art Basel Miami wrapped up, I decided to do my own rendition. Pen, ink, and digitally colored. Hand drawn in lovely Queens, NY. Which probably took more effort than the act of taping Volume II (Cassette) banana to the booth wall over in Miami. We Have No Bananas" and inspired this song, may have been one of the many affected by a worldwide crash in the banana crop caused by Panama disease.

The term has been resurrected on many occasions, including during rationing in the United Kingdom in World War IIwhen the British government banned imports of bananas for five years. Shop owners put signs stating "Yes, we have no bananas" in their shop windows in keeping with the war spirit. Hallelujah, Bananas! Oh, bring back my Bonnie to me I dreamt that I dwelt in marble halls—the kind that you seldom see I was seeing Nellie home, to an old-fashioned garden: but, Hallelujah, Bananas!

Oh, bring back my Bonnie to me! Spaeth subsequently repeated his argument as an expert witness. On January 1,the song entered the public domain in the United States.

The song appeared in the popular Betty and Veronica comic book 38, September The song is referred to several times in Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The song is also Volume II (Cassette) to in " Magic by Yes!

We Have No Bananas - Spike Jones - The Best Of Spike Jones Lake " by Edward Eager. David Nivenin The Moon's a Balloonremembered this as the song playing during his first sexual encounter, aged The song was referred to in the film Only Angels Have Wingswhen Cary Grant asks Thomas Mitchell why a boat is not stopping at a particular port, Mitchell says, "They have no bananas", to which Cary Grant responds, "They have no bananas?!

In the musical film Luxury Volume II (Cassette)the Pied Pipers performed the song.

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  1. "The Best Of Spike Jones Vol. 2" appears on front of sleeve. "The Best Of Spike Jones Volume 2" appears on back of sleeve. "The Best Of Spike Jones, Volume 2" appears on spine. "The Best Of Spike Jones, Volume II" appears on labels. "Yes, We Have No Bananas" appears on sleeve; "Yes! We Have No Bananas" appears on label. Printed in U.S.A. Made.

  2. Yes We Have No Bananas Lyrics: I need not search for precious gold; / Of wealth, I have my share / For with my eyes, I scan the skies / And find my fortune there / .

  3. "Yes! We Have No Bananas" is an American novelty song by Frank Silver and Irving Cohn published March 23, It became a major hit in (placing No. 1 for five weeks) when it was recorded by Billy Jones, Billy Murray, Arthur Hall, Irving Kaufman, and was recorded later by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Spike Jones & His City Slickers, Kidsongs, and .

  4. Dec 02,  · Yes, we have no bananas: Spike Jones: Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming: Internet Archive. Yes, we have no bananas. Audio Preview. Volume 90%. Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcuts. Keyboard Shortcuts. Enabled Disabled. Play/Pause SPACE.

  5. Spike Jones. Spike Jones was a popular musician and comedian during the s and s. He and his backing band "The City Slickers" employed a wide variety of zany vocals, household implements and shotguns to produce their wacky, yet musically intriguing tracks.

  6. Another reviewer says Spike Jones was like the Robin Williams of the 's. Good analogy. We would add, like Weird Al Yankovic too. Like Weird Al is, this was a really TALENTED band of their era that could play anything with great skill, and goofy humor. This is /5(61).

  7. Aug 20,  · We Have No Bananas () was a major hit. The song made fun of a fruit vendor who answered “yes” to every query–even when he didn’t have the requested item–for example, bananas.

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