Yes! We have no bananas

‘Yes! We Have No Bananas’ is the title of a song by Frank Silver and Irving Cohn from the 1922 Broadway revue, Make it Snappy. It became a major hit in 1923 reaching number one on the charts for five weeks. It is said that the catchphrase was coined by Jimmy Costas, a Greek American green grocer. While there are many renditions, click here to listen to one by Louis Prima. The lyrics are easy to hear. This song is significant for retailers in at least two respects. While the greengroc

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