30,000 Pounds of Bananas

song performed by Harry Chapin

"30,000 Pounds of Bananas" is a song by Harry Chapin. It is from his 1974 Verities & Balderdash album.

The song tells the story of real-life truck accident which happened on March 18, 1965, in Scranton, Pennsylvania.[1][2]


  1. PaulMacl (July 17, 2006). "Whizzo World Blog: Harry Chapin's 30,000 Pounds of Bananas". Retrieved 2008-06-08. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. "Comments about "30,000 Pounds of Bananas"". Ruk.com. Retrieved 2008-06-08.