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Irving Burgie, Songwriter Who Helped Bring Calypso To America, Dies At 95

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....

"The music business was my husband" Pat Chin VP Records

There can’t be that many 82-year-old dancehall and reggae svengalis. But Patricia “Miss Pat” Chin, who founded the VP Records shop....

John Anderson, World's Greatest Soul Record Dealer, Is Dead

Americans were notoriously careless when it came to treasuring the legacy of soul music. In the UK, they dug deeper, and no one dug harder than Anderson...