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Irving Burgie

Irving Burgie (Earl Gibson III/Wireimage)
Irving Burgie (Earl Gibson III/Wireimage)

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December 10, 2019 "Irving was a dear friend for decades, and I'll miss him. He was a good man. His music will continue to bring pleasure to millions of people, and will be a beautiful memorial to him. My condolences to his family." - Rhoda Karpatkin (New York, NY)
December 09, 2019 "My Deepest Condolences to the family of Mr. Irving Burgie, prolific songwriter. It was always a pleasure to chat with him about music and his friendship with (my Great-Uncle) the Late Bennie Benjamin, songwriter and Composer. My prayers are with the family.
" - Antoinette Pentheny (New York, NY)
December 08, 2019 "With condolences to the family. Bergies music will live on in our hearts, souls, and minds for years to come. "
December 07, 2019 "Day-o was a childhood favorite, which was rekindled by Tim Burton's use in "Beetlejuice". Perceived by many as whimsy, a tribute to hard working island people. Thanks for decades of pleasure when singing such an iconic song. It will always be in my heart." - Linda (Hollywood)
December 07, 2019 "Thank you for the beautiful music. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this difficult period."
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Obituary for Irving Burgie
Irving Burgie wrote the calypso song “Day-O” (“The Banana Boat Song”) which became a huge hit for singer Harry Belafonte in 1956. We invite you...
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