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  • Irving Burgie, a songwriter whose adaptation of the traditional Jamaican folk song "Day-O" became one of the definitive calypso songs of the 20th century, died on Friday. He was 95. - NPR
  • This matinee is for him. - Alex Brightman
  • George Harrison died 18 years ago today. Read 10 lesser-known tales from singer-songwriter’s life outside the Beatles - Rolling Stone
  • Apart from appearing in movie Beetlejuice, Day-O song has been used as a wake-up call for crew on NASA's space shuttle missions. More @CBCNews - CBC News Alerts
  • Irving Burgie, who co-wrote the enduring Harry Belafonte hit “Day-O (The Banana Boat Song),” has died at 95. The Brooklyn-born composer helped popularize Caribbean music and his songs have sold more than 100 million records worldwide. - The Associated Press
  • At the Barbados Independence Day Parade on Saturday, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announced Irving Burgie died Friday. - USA TODAY
  • “A sea change in the world of African music” Wrote about Nigerian singer/songwriter @burnaboy, his Grammy-nominated album “African Giant” & the rise of African pop in the U.S. music mainstream. - Neil Shah
  • Billy Bragg shares his memories of the late singer-songwriter Kirsty MacColl | CBC Radio - Cáit O'Riordan
  • Irving Burgie, a singer and songwriter who penned lyrics for the classic tune, "Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)," which was made famous by Harry Belafonte, has died, his son said. He was 95. - CNN
  • Irving Burgie: Songwriter of calypso hit Day-O dies aged 95. What a legend. I learnt 'Day-O' while attending my SDA church-based, Jamaican run primary school in Brixton. A classic. Rest easy, king. - Nadine White
  • RIP Irving Burgie. He wrote ‘Jamaica Farewell’, ‘Day O’ and many other classics. - Wayne Chen
  • Thank you @brandicarlile // The Bible, ‘Dolly on Dolly’ and more: Maple Valley singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile shares what’s on her bookshelf - Allison Moorer
  • This year, singer-songwriter Kirsty MacColl would have turned 60. Her good friend, political singer and activist @BillyBragg, joined us to share his memories of her. - q
  • I love this piece so much. Hearing Billy Bragg remember his friend, talk about her death, and how he remembers her especially around the holidays was made only more powerful by @berobed's production. Give yourself a few minutes for this today. @cbcradioq - Tom Power
  • According to the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Burgie's songs have sold over 100 million records throughout the world - The Hollywood Reporter
  • Ed Sheeran's manager decided to take a stand after seeing £75 tickets for one of the songwriter's charity gigs on sale for £7,000 - Sky News
  • Oscar/Grammy award-winning songwriter @Lyrikris10 is responsible for “Let It Go,” “Remember Me” & your other Disney faves. She tells #twss about creating the music for Frozen 2, writing songs with her double-EGOT husband & what she calls e-pee-phanies. - Sarah Spain
  • #topofthehour Manic also appears to include features from singer Dominic Fike ("Dominic's Interlude"), singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette ("Alanis' Interlude"), and South Korean rapper Suga of BTS ("Suga's Interlude"). - 96.7 K-Lite FM
  • 'Which Side Are You On?' became one of the great labour movement anthems, but its recent use on an episode of Succession 'would have had songwriter Florence Reece turning in her grave' - Life & Arts

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