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Irving Burgie, also known as Lord Burgess, was an American musician and songwriter who composed thirty-four songs for Harry Belafonte, including eight of the 11 songs on the Belafonte album Calypso (1956), the first album of any kind to sell one million copies. Burgie also wrote the lyrics of the National Anthem of Barbados. To date, songs penned by Irving Burgie have sold more than 100 million copies worldwide.

His song "Island in the Sun" was featured in The Muppet Christmas Carol.

His song "Day-O" was featured in Kids and in Sebastian's Caribbean Jamboree.

His song "Jamaica Farewell" was featured in Sebastian's Caribbean Jamboree.

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