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Irving Burgie at his home in Queens in 2017. Burgie, who rewrote the lyrics to the traditional Jamaican song "Day-O," died Friday at the age of 95.
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Archie Williams with his attorney Vanessa Potkin (left) and aunt Saundra Christmas at the 19th Judicial District Court of East Baton Rouge, La., this March, after forensic evidence cleared his name.
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Frank Sinatra onstage in the 1970s. Though the star was ambivalent at best about the song's message, "My Way" became emblematic of this era of his career.
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