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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C 103, C-103 Burl Ives - The Wayfaring Stranger album art Burl Ives The Wayfaring Stranger (Album, EP) Columbia, Columbia C 103, C-103 US 1944 Sell This Version
A 345 Burl Ives - The Wayfaring Stranger album art Burl Ives The Wayfaring Stranger (Album) Stinson Records, Stinson Records A 345 US 1944 Sell This Version
A-407 Burl Ives - A Collection Of Ballads And Folk Songs album art Burl Ives A Collection Of Ballads And Folk Songs (Album) Decca A-407 US 1945 Sell This Version
A-431 Burl Ives - Ballads And Folk Songs, Volume II album art Burl Ives Ballads And Folk Songs, Volume II (Album, EP) Decca A-431 US 1948 Sell This Version
C 186 Burl Ives - The Return Of The Wayfaring Stranger album art Burl Ives The Return Of The Wayfaring Stranger Columbia C 186 US 1949 Sell This Version
A-711 Burl Ives - A Collection Of Ballads, Folk And Country Songs - Volume 3 album art Burl Ives A Collection Of Ballads, Folk And Country Songs - Volume 3 (Album) Decca A-711 US 1949 Sell This Version
9-90 Burl Ives - Volume 4 - Ballads And Folk Songs album art Burl Ives Volume 4 - Ballads And Folk Songs (Album) Decca 9-90 US 1950 Sell This Version
C-213 Burl Ives - More Folksongs By Burl Ives album art Burl Ives More Folksongs By Burl Ives (Album) Columbia C-213 US 1950 Sell This Version
CL 6115 Burl Ives - Hymns Sung By Burl Ives album art Burl Ives Hymns Sung By Burl Ives (Album) Columbia CL 6115 US 1950 Sell This Version
DL 8023 Burl Ives - Sing Out, Sweet Land! album art 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
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
B.I. 301/310 Burl Ives - Historical America In Song - Songs Of the Colonies album art Burl Ives Historical America In Song - Songs Of the Colonies(5x12", Album) Encyclopædia Britannica Films B.I. 301/310 US 1950 Sell This Version
B.I. 351/360 Burl Ives - Historical America In Song - Songs Of Expanding America album art Burl Ives Historical America In Song - Songs Of Expanding America(5x12", Album) Encyclopædia Britannica Films B.I. 351/360 US 1950 Sell This Version
DL 5428 Burl Ives - Christmas Day In The Morning album art Burl Ives Christmas Day In The Morning (Album) Decca DL 5428 US 1952 Sell This Version
DL 5490 Burl Ives - Women album art Burl Ives Women (Album, EP) Decca DL 5490 US 1953 Sell This Version
DL 5467 Burl Ives - Folk Songs - Dramatic and Humorous album art Burl Ives Folk Songs - Dramatic and Humorous (Album, EP) Decca DL 5467 US 1953 Sell This Version
CFR10-374 Burl Ives - Singing Folk Songs About The Fair Sex album art Burl Ives Singing Folk Songs About The Fair Sex(10", Album) Festival Records CFR10-374 Australia 1953 Sell This Version
CP 31 Burl Ives - Coronation Concert album art Burl Ives Coronation Concert (Album) Decca CP 31 UK 1954 Sell This Version
ED 733 Burl Ives - The Wild Side Of Life album art Burl Ives The Wild Side Of Life (Album, EP) Decca ED 733 US 1955 Sell This Version
CL 2570 Burl Ives - Children's Favorites album art Burl Ives Children's Favorites(10") Columbia CL 2570 US 1955 Sell This Version
ED-796 Burl Ives - Sings Down To The Sea In Ships (Sailing, Whaling And Fishing Songs) album art Burl Ives Sings Down To The Sea In Ships (Sailing, Whaling And Fishing Songs) (Album, MiniAlbum) Decca ED-796 US 1956 Sell This Version
DL 8247 Burl Ives - Burl Ives Sings...In The Quiet Of The Night album art Burl Ives Burl Ives Sings...In The Quiet Of The Night (Album) Decca DL 8247 US 1956 Sell This Version
DL 8125 Burl Ives - Men: Songs For And About Men album art Burl Ives Men: Songs For And About Men (Album) Decca DL 8125 US 1956 Sell This Version
CL 980 Burl Ives - Sings Songs For All Ages album art Burl Ives Sings Songs For All Ages (Album) Columbia CL 980 US 1956 Sell This Version
DL 8248 Burl Ives - Sings . . . For Fun album art Burl Ives Sings . . . For Fun (Album) Decca DL 8248 US 1956 Sell This Version