Artist: Harry Belafonte    Genre: Calypso    Roman Numerals: I,IV,V7    Instrument: Ukulele - Standard / C Tuning [G,C,E,A]        

Intro (lead only)
No strumming, just voice
[C]Daaay-o, [F]Day-ay-ay- [C]o.
Strum once, on the beat
[C]Daylight come an' me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
Pick melody notes on descending scale
[C]Day, me sa' [G7]day, me sa' [F]day, me sa' [C]day, me sa' [G7]day, me sa' [C]daay-o
Strum once, on the beat
[C]Daylight come an' me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
C
   
F
   
G7
   

Verse 1
Strum down on the beat, with a quick up during the 7th
[C](lead) Work all night on a [F]drink a’ [C]rum
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an’ me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
Strum down on the beat, with a quick up during the 7th
[C](lead) Stack banana till de [F]mornin’ [C]come
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an’ me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
C
   
F
   
G7
   

Bridge
[C](lead) Come, Mister tally man [G7]tally me banana.
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an’ me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
[C](lead) Come, Mister tally man [G7]tally me banana.
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an’ me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
C
   
G7
   

Verse 2
Strum down on the beat, with a quick up during the 7th
[C](lead) Lift Six foot, seven foot, [F]eight foot [C]bunch
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an' me [G7]wanna  go [C]home.
Strum down on the beat, with a quick up during the 7th
[C](lead) Six foot, seven foot, [F]eight foot [C]bunch
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an' me [G7]wanna  go [C]home.
C
   
F
   
G7
   

Chorus
[C](lead) Day, me say [F]Day-ay-ay- [C]o.
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an' me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
Pick melody notes on descending scale
[C](lead) Day, me sa' [G7]day, me sa' [F]day, me sa' [C]day, me sa' [G7]day, me say...
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an' me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
C
   
F
   
G7
   

Verse 3
Strum down on the beat, with a quick up during the 7th
[C](lead) Beautiful bunch of [F]ripe [C]banana
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an’ me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
Strum down on the beat, with a quick up during the 7th
[C](lead) Hide the deadly, [F]black [C]taranch-la
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an’ me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
C
   
F
   
G7
   

Verse 2
Strum down on the beat, with a quick up during the 7th
[C](lead) Lift Six foot, seven foot, [F]eight foot [C]bunch
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an' me [G7]wanna  go [C]home.
Strum down on the beat, with a quick up during the 7th
[C](lead) Six foot, seven foot, [F]eight foot [C]bunch
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an' me [G7]wanna  go [C]home.
C
   
F
   
G7
   

Chorus
[C](lead) Day, me say [F]Day-ay-ay- [C]o.
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an' me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
Pick melody notes on descending scale
[C](lead) Day, me sa' [G7]day, me sa' [F]day, me sa' [C]day, me sa' [G7]day, me say...
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an' me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
C
   
F
   
G7
   

Bridge
[C](lead) Come, Mister tally man [G7]tally me banana.
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an’ me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
[C](lead) Come, Mister tally man [G7]tally me banana.
Strum Pattern: DDuu DuD D
[C](response) Daylight come an’ me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
C
   
G7
   

Outro
No strumming, voice only
[C](lead) Daaay-o, [F]Day-ay-ay- [C]o.
Slowly... strum once, on the beat
[C](response) Daylight come an' me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
Pick melody notes on descending scale
[C](lead) Day, me sa' [G7]day, me sa' [F]day, me sa' [C]day, me sa' [G7]day, me sa' [C]daay-o
Very slowly... strum once, on the beat
[C](response) Daylight come an' me [G7]wanna go [C]home.
C
   
F
   
G7
   

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