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Songwriter Irving Burgie dies at 95

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Brooklyn-born songwriter Irving Burgie, best known for co-writing Harry Belafonte’s Banana Boat song Day-O in 1952, passed away on Friday at the age of 95. Burgie is credited with helping to bring Caribbean music into the mainstream.


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