Irving Burgie

  • "My condolences to the Burgie family. May God continue to..."
  • "RIP Sir I used to swivel my hips hundreds Of times when I..."
  • "I remember that song well and still can hear the words in..."
  • "God is a God of all Comfort..My heartfelt sympathy.."
  • "Rest in Peace Irving, and thank you for the wonderful music..."
    - Harry Simpson

Irving Burgie (Earl Gibson III/Wireimage) Irving Burgie in the 2019 Memorials Photo Gallery Enlarged Photo
Irving Burgie wrote the calypso song “Day-O” (“The Banana Boat Song”) which became a huge hit for singer Harry Belafonte in 1956.

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