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Ronnie Butler (born 17 August 1937) is a famous Bahamian calypso and rake n scrape entertainer and singer. Butler is referred to as "The Godfather of Bahamian Music" and his career spans more than five decades.
Butler, began his career in music at the age of 16. He has performed in Bahamian local nights spots such as Ronnie’s Rebel Room, the Rum Key, Big Bamboo, the Trade Winds Lounge, and Nassau Beach Hotel and has toured throughout Europe, South America and North America.
Among his popular hits are songs "Burma Road", "Going Back to the Island" and "Pretty Brown Eyes". Butler has achieved much success and longevity in his career and most recently his single, "Married Man", was featured in Tyler Perry's, "Why Did I Get Married Too?", which was shot in The Bahamas.
Butler's achievements were recognised in 2003 when he was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE).