Irving Burgie

  • "December 6, 2019 Dear Family of hit songwriter Mr. Irving..."
    - valinda jones
  • "What a wonderfully talented man! I danced many a time to..."
    - Claudette Woods
  • "Thank you so much Mr. Burgie for giving the world happiness..."
  • "We are saddened for the loss of your dearly beloved Father,..."
  • "My condolences to the Burgie family. May God continue to..."

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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