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Some folks they like apples
And some folks they like pears
I've heard that pomegranates 
are preferred by millionaires

And grapes are great and figs are fab
and rhubarb really isn't bad
mango makes you merry
But cherries make you mad

Bananas are the perfect fruit

Strawberries and raspberries
and red-berries and blueberries
and mulberries and  cranberries 
and blackberries and gooseberries
are grand

(But) prunes are problematic, 
And passion fruit are bland

You may prefer a tangerine
an orange or a clementine
Maybe you'd like a nectarine
The problem is that none of these are dry

So when you try
to peel them
They hit you in the eye

That's why

Bananas are the perfect fruit

They're yellow and they're curvy and conveniently wrapped
All you have to do is peel one when you want to eat a snack
And if they're past their sell-by date they go a little black
Bananas are the perfect fruit

You can smoke banana skins and get a little high
You can stick one up your nose, but it'll make you cry
You can put one in your pocket and pretend that its a gun
You can mix it up with crisps and eat it in bun

Bananas are the perfect fruit

They're perfect toys for girls and boys
A special treat that's firm and sweet
No other fruit is so complete

Bananas are the perfect fruit