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mhrackin
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mhrackin   8/13/2014 10:32:10 AM
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After extensive exhaustive research (Wikipedia), I have determined that only the coconuts song is rooted in the English musical scene.  The bananas song is definitely American in origin, Tin Pan Alley.  Well, they SHOULD have been performed together!

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mhrackin   8/13/2014 10:21:02 AM
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And here I thought I was probably the only one on EET who remembers BOTH of those songs fondly, as I learned them as a young child.  I still remember them now as an extremely old child....  I am reminded of the "bananas" one (along with the original Chiquita jingle) every day: the VP/Engineering drops off a large bunch just about every morning (for the "code monkeys" that surround my cubicle. I presume) on top of the wall of my cube.  That takes care of the Chiquita one; on the days he is out of the office, it's "Yes, we have no bananas...."

I'm not surprised about you folks remembering the "no bananas" one.  Since you as a group are predominately Brits or at least ex-pats from other parts of the Commonwealth, and the songs are as I recall from an English musical, the connection is patent. 

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Max The Magnificent   8/13/2014 9:57:39 AM
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@Antedeluvian: The malady lingers on...

Of course, there's always the classic tale of life in the south during the American Civil War -- "Departed with Flatulence" (or words to that effect)

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antedeluvian   8/13/2014 9:53:46 AM
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Max

That reminds me of the old Led Zeppelin song "The Thong Remains the Same" LOL

The malady lingers on...

 

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Max The Magnificent   8/13/2014 9:49:19 AM
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@David: ...so how do we know your trip to Brazil is not faked, like the moon landings??  :-)

Would a picture of me in a thong convince you? LOL

That reminds me of the old Led Zeppelin song "The Thong Remains the Same" LOL

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Max The Magnificent   8/13/2014 9:46:57 AM
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@Antedeluvian: You could sing "I've got a lovely bunch of coconuts" and accompany it with the theremin and ukelele.

Or I could sing "Yes, we have no bananas..."

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antedeluvian   8/13/2014 9:31:04 AM
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@ David

so how do we know your trip to Brazil is not faked, like the moon landings??  :-)

LOL

 

@ Max

If only I had a coconut for every time I've heard that one

Now you have two coconuts. Soon you'll have a coconut grove or at the very least a side-show at a local fair. You could sing "I've got a lovely bunch of coconuts" and accompany it with the theremin and ukelele.

 

 

 

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David Ashton   8/13/2014 6:10:30 AM
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@Max: so how do we know your trip to Brazil is not faked, like the moon landings??  :-)

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Max The Magnificent   8/12/2014 9:45:02 AM
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@Antedeluvian: Max, I would like a picture of you in an AFDB...

If only I had a coconut for every time I've heard that one LOL

Autographed photos are available on request (for a nominal fee :-)

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Max The Magnificent   8/12/2014 9:43:29 AM
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@Garcia: I'm so sorry for not going to ESC Brasil. I'm wearing my sad face right now.

I really wish you were going (it's your turn to buy the beers LOL)

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