Burl Ives

Real Name:
Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives
Profile:
American Country/Folk singer, songwriter, actor, and author.

Born: June 14, 1909 in Hunt City Township, Illinois.
Died: April 14, 1995 in Anacortes, Washington

It has been said he gave his first professional performance at age 4 in 1913, singing "Barbara Allen" at a picnic, which earned him one dollar. Having recorded numerous albums and singles over a career lasting more than 40 years, his biggest record was "A Little Bitty Tear" released by Decca as a single in November 1961. In 1962 he released another hit single "Funny Way of Laughin'", it appeared on the album "It's Just My Funny Way of Laughin'" and won Ives a Grammy Award for Best Country Western Recording.

He recorded numerous children's recordings and recorded several religious albums for Word Records and made a significant contribution to the popularization of folk music. He will also be remembered for playing a handful of powerful performances on stage and film. Academy Award winning American actor, Broadway performer and acclaimed folk music singer and author, Burl Ives died from complications of mouth cancer in 1995 at the age of 85.
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K-3, 6315, 6316, 6317, 6318 The Wayfaring Stranger — Burl Ives Burl Ives The Wayfaring Stranger (Album, EP) Columbia, Columbia K-3, 6315, 6316, 6317, 6318 US 1941 Sell This Version
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A 345 The Wayfaring Stranger — Burl Ives Burl Ives The Wayfaring Stranger (Album) Stinson Records, Stinson Records A 345 US 1944 Sell This Version
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A-407 A Collection Of Ballads And Folk Songs — Burl Ives Burl Ives A Collection Of Ballads And Folk Songs (Album) Decca A-407 US 1945 Sell This Version
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A-431 Ballads And Folk Songs, Volume II — Burl Ives Burl Ives Ballads And Folk Songs, Volume II (Album, EP) Decca A-431 US 1948 Sell This Version
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CL 6058 The Return Of The Wayfaring Stranger — Burl Ives Burl Ives The Return Of The Wayfaring Stranger Columbia CL 6058 US 1949 Sell This Version
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A-711 A Collection Of Ballads, Folk And Country Songs - Volume 3 — Burl Ives Burl Ives A Collection Of Ballads, Folk And Country Songs - Volume 3 (Album) Decca A-711 US 1949 Sell This Version
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9-90 Volume 4 - Ballads And Folk Songs — Burl Ives Burl Ives Volume 4 - Ballads And Folk Songs (Album) Decca 9-90 US 1950 Sell This Version
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C-213 More Folksongs By Burl Ives — Burl Ives Burl Ives More Folksongs By Burl Ives (Album) Columbia C-213 US 1950 Sell This Version
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CL 6115 Hymns Sung By Burl Ives — Burl Ives Burl Ives Hymns Sung By Burl Ives (Album) Columbia CL 6115 US 1950 Sell This Version
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DL 8023 Sing Out, Sweet Land! — Burl Ives Alfred Drake, Burl Ives, Alma Kaye, Bibi Osterwald, Jack McCauley, Juanita Hall Alfred Drake, Burl Ives, Alma Kaye, Bibi Osterwald, Jack McCauley, Juanita Hall - Sing Out, Sweet Land! (Album) Decca DL 8023 US 1950 Sell This Version
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B.I. 311/320 Burl Ives Historical America In Song - Songs Of the Revolution(5x12", Album) Encyclopædia Britannica Films B.I. 311/320 US 1950 Sell This Version
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B.I. 301/310 Historical America In Song - Songs Of the Colonies — Burl Ives Burl Ives Historical America In Song - Songs Of the Colonies(5x12", Album) Encyclopædia Britannica Films B.I. 301/310 US 1950 Sell This Version
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B.I. 351/360 Historical America In Song - Songs Of Expanding America — Burl Ives Burl Ives Historical America In Song - Songs Of Expanding America(5x12", Album) Encyclopædia Britannica Films B.I. 351/360 US 1950 Sell This Version
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DL 5428 Christmas Day In The Morning — Burl Ives Burl Ives Christmas Day In The Morning (Album) Decca DL 5428 US 1952 Sell This Version
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DL 5490 Women — Burl Ives Burl Ives Women (Album, EP) Decca DL 5490 US 1953 Sell This Version
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DL 5467 Folk Songs - Dramatic and Humorous — Burl Ives Burl Ives Folk Songs - Dramatic and Humorous (Album, EP) Decca DL 5467 US 1953 Sell This Version
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none Nine Australian Folk Songs — Burl Ives Burl Ives With The Four Guardsmen Burl Ives With The Four Guardsmen - Nine Australian Folk Songs(4xShellac, 10", Album) Decca none Australia 1953 Sell This Version
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DL 8080 Coronation Concert — Burl Ives Burl Ives Coronation Concert (Album) Decca DL 8080 US 1954 Sell This Version
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CFR10-374 Singing Folk Songs About The Fair Sex — Burl Ives Burl Ives Singing Folk Songs About The Fair Sex(10", Album) Festival Records CFR10-374 Australia 1954 Sell This Version
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ED 733 The Wild Side Of Life — Burl Ives Burl Ives The Wild Side Of Life (Album, EP) Decca ED 733 US 1955 Sell This Version
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CL 2570 Children's Favorites — Burl Ives Burl Ives Children's Favorites(10") Columbia CL 2570 US 1955 Sell This Version
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ED-796 Sings Down To The Sea In Ships (Sailing, Whaling And Fishing Songs) — Burl Ives Burl Ives Sings Down To The Sea In Ships (Sailing, Whaling And Fishing Songs) (Album, MiniAlbum) Decca ED-796 US 1956 Sell This Version
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DL 8247 Burl Ives Sings...In The Quiet Of The Night — Burl Ives Burl Ives Burl Ives Sings...In The Quiet Of The Night (Album) Decca DL 8247 US 1956 Sell This Version
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DL 8125 Men: Songs For And About Men — Burl Ives Burl Ives Men: Songs For And About Men (Album) Decca DL 8125 US 1956 Sell This Version
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CL 980 Sings Songs For All Ages — Burl Ives Burl Ives Sings Songs For All Ages (Album) Columbia CL 980 US 1956 Sell This Version