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The Father Of Modern Calypso
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Irving Burgie (also known by Lord Burgess) is the composer of some 34 songs for the singer Harry Belafonte including eight of the eleven songs on the Belafonte album Calypso, which was #1 on the Billboard charts for thirty-two weeks and became the first album of any kind to sell one million copies (1956-57). He also wrote songs for the Kingston Trio in their hey-day. Burgie's songs have sold over one hundred million records world-wide, and his music has been performed by artists everywhere, including Mantovani, Julio Iglesias, Miriam Makeba, and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Now hear him sing his world famous songs!