Apples and Bananas

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Information About Apples and Bananas

Apples and Bananas is a children's song that teaches about the vowels in the alphabet. It focuses on the letters a, e, i, o, u. Raffi Cavoukian, an experienced global songwriter and singer, recorded a version of the song on his album One Light, One Sun in 1985.

This song was also performed on the tv show Rock With Barney and on several episodes of Barney and Friends. On these episodes a character named Baby Bop sang the song. The lyrics of the song are not easy to recite but are used to teach children how to sound out vowels in words.

If you've enjoyed Apples and Banana's you'll want to look at our list of food songs.

Alternative Lyrics & Related Songs

A crazy version made for Bussongs. com by a fan

I like to eat eat eat pepperoni pizza,
I like to eat eat eat pepperoni pizza.
I loat to oat oat oat opperponi oatzo.
(repeat)
I late to ate ate ate apperoni atezae.
(repeat)
I leit to eet eet eet epperoni eetzie.
(repeat)
I like to ite ite ite ipperoni itizhi.
(repeat)
oooo loot to ute ute ute upperoni utzu.
(repeat)
I like to eat eat eat pepperoni pizza!
(repeat).

Another fun version

I like to eat, eat, eat
apples and bananas
I like to eat, eat, eat
apples and bananas.

I like to ate, ate, ate
ay-pulls and ba-nay-nays
I like to ate, ate, ate
ay-pulls and ba-nay-nays.

I like to oot, oot, oot
oo-pulls and bu-nu-nus
I like to oot, oot, oot
oo-pulls and bu-nu-nus!
I like to eet, eet, eet
ee-pulls and be-nee-nees
I like to eet, eet, eet
ee-pulls and be-nee-nees.

I like to ite, ite, ite
I-pulls and bi-nI-nIs
I like to ite, ite, ite
I-pulls adn bi-nI-nIs.

I like to oat, oat, oat
o-pulls and bO-no-nos
I like to oat, oat, oat
O-pulls and bO-nO-nOs.

I like to.

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14 Comments

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Miya Agee, United States

13 December 2012 at 9:31pm

this song is the bomb

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Maley, Austria

18 November 2012 at 9:16pm

man i'm hangry now!

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Behjat, Iran, Islamic Republic Of

7 February 2012 at 3:06pm

tnx for amazin songs i read them for my learners and they loved all of them

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Ambrt, Malaysia

20 January 2012 at 10:22am

God, this is hilarious! I used it for my concert kids

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Justin Bieber, United States

22 August 2011 at 1:31am

CinniMinions anyone?

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Kiki, United States

15 December 2010 at 6:10pm

I love this song. I first learned it in preschool.

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Harmonyblue, Toronto

19 May 2010 at 2:58am

This song is sooooo CUTE! reminds me of olives =)

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Atavia, Kingston,jamaica

19 April 2010 at 9:18pm

this song makes me hungry

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Emily, Paris, France

9 December 2009 at 10:56am

this song is awesome! it should be number 1!

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Vicki, Scotland

2 December 2009 at 12:33pm

Omg! Hardcore!

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Emily, The Moon

2 December 2009 at 12:33pm

this song rocks man total hard core

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Alice, Scotland

2 December 2009 at 12:30pm

This song is da bomb ;)

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Melanie, Quebec, Canada

23 April 2009 at 12:55am

I teach this song to my second languge learners, and they laugh the whole time. It's funny, and gets them to practice their vowels.

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Sandy, Hong Kong

19 April 2009 at 5:03pm

This song is super funny! My 18mths daughter laughed a lot when she heard me singing this to her.

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