(In lieu of an actual photo of the band, which may or may not have ever existed)
The United Fruit Company - "Yes, We Have No Bananas" - York Records 1967.
No doubt something someone put together on a whim, cashing in on the sort-of twenties/smoking bananas craze around 1967, this little ditty appeared briefly and was just weird enough to make for rather pleasant listening. Nothing much is known about the band, or the musicians who played on it if there actually was a band.
Let's put it this way - don't lose sleep trying to figure out the earth shattering historic importance of this disc. It's not there.
It's just another shade of cheerful goofiness that was part of the 60's.
(The Rainy Daze - just another misunderstood mind-melting band of the '60's)
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