Cartoon image of a beagle, gorilla, lion, and elephant holding musical instruments on a bright yellow background. Black printed handwriting style text curved along bottom portion of button.
C. Hanna Barbara Productions, Inc. 1972 - C. Best Seal Corporation New York, 10013 1972
The Banana Splits were a fictional rock group featured in The Banana Splits Adventure Hour, a children’s variety program that ran from 1968 to 1970 on NBC Saturday mornings. The Banana Splits were composed of Fleegle on guitar, Bingo on drums, Drooper on bass, and Snorky on keyboards. Each episode featured a meeting of the “Banana Splits Club”, with the Banana Splits being members of the club. In 1972 ABC aired a feature film, The Banana Splits in Hocus Pocus Park. The Banana Splits theme song has been covered by acts such The Dickies and Liz Phair, while other songs performed by The Banana Splits have been covered by Mr. T Experience and Girl Trouble.