Irving  Burgie

Death of Irving Burgie

November 29, 2019
| Age 95

Wrote the hit calypso song "Day-O" for Harry Belafonte


Irving Burgie wrote the calypso song "Day-O" ("The Banana Boat Song") which became a huge hit for singer Harry Belafonte in 1956. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.