Burl Ives

Burl Ives

Real Name:
Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives
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Born in Hunt City Township, Illinois on June 14, 1909. 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 on April 14, 1995, in Anacortes, WA. at the age of 85.
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Burl Ives Discography

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Burl Ives The Wayfaring Stranger (Album) Stinson Records, Stinson Records US 1944 Sell This Version
Burl Ives The Wayfaring Stranger (Album) Columbia, Columbia US 1944 Sell This Version
Burl Ives A Collection Of Ballads And Folk Songs (Album) Decca US 1945 Sell This Version
Burl Ives A Collection Of Ballads, Folk And Country Songs - Volume 3 (Album) Decca US 1949 Sell This Version
5013 Burl Ives Ballads And Folk Songs, Volume II(10", Album) Decca 5013 US 1949 Sell This Version
Burl Ives More Folksongs By Burl Ives (Album) Columbia US 1950 Sell This Version
B.I. 351/360 Burl Ives Historical America In Song - Songs Of Expanding America(5x12", Album) Encyclopædia Britannica Films B.I. 351/360 US 1950 Sell This Version
Burl Ives Folk Songs Dramatic And Humorous (EP) Brunswick UK 1953 Sell This Version
LA 8583 Burl Ives Ballads & Folk Songs (Volume 1)(10") Brunswick LA 8583 UK 1953 Sell This Version
Burl Ives Coronation Concert (Album) Decca UK 1954 Sell This Version
DL 8107 Burl Ives The Wild Side Of Life(LP, Album, Mono) Decca DL 8107 US 1955 Sell This Version
CL 2570 Burl Ives Children's Favorites(LP) Columbia CL 2570 US 1955 Sell This Version
Burl Ives Sings . . . For Fun (Album) Decca US 1956 Sell This Version
Burl Ives With The Ralph Hunter Singers Burl Ives With The Ralph Hunter Singers - Sings Down To The Sea In Ships (Sailing, Whaling And Fishing Songs) (Album) Decca US 1956 Sell This Version
Burl Ives Men: Songs For And About Men (Album) Decca US 1956 Sell This Version
Burl Ives Women (Album) Decca Canada 1956 Sell This Version
Burl Ives Burl Ives Sings...In The Quiet Of The Night (Album) Decca US 1956 Sell This Version
Burl Ives Christmas Eve With Burl Ives (Album) Decca Canada 1957 Sell This Version
Burl Ives Songs Of Ireland (Album) Decca US 1958 Sell This Version
Burl Ives Old Time Varieties Decca US 1958 Sell This Version
DL 8587 Burl Ives Capt. Burl Ives Ark(LP) Decca DL 8587 US 1958 Sell This Version
Burl Ives Australian Folk Songs Summit Records Australia US 1959 Sell This Version
Burl Ives Burl Ives Sings Little White Duck And Other Children's Favorites (Album) Harmony (4) US 1959 Sell This Version
Burl Ives Cheers Decca US 1959 Sell This Version
UAL 3060 Burl Ives Ballads(LP, Album, Mono) United Artists Records UAL 3060 Canada 1959 Sell This Version