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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A 345, 345 Burl Ives The Wayfaring Stranger (Album) Stinson Records, Stinson Records A 345, 345 US 1944 Sell This Version
C 103, C-103 Burl Ives The Wayfaring Stranger (Album) Columbia, Columbia C 103, C-103 US 1944 Sell This Version
A-407 Burl Ives A Collection Of Ballads And Folk Songs (Album) Decca A-407 US 1945 Sell This Version
DL 5093 Burl Ives A Collection Of Ballads, Folk And Country Songs - Volume 3 (Album) Decca DL 5093 US 1949 Sell This Version
5013 Burl Ives Ballads And Folk Songs, Volume II(10", Album) Decca 5013 US 1949 Sell This Version
CL 6144 Burl Ives More Folksongs By Burl Ives (Album) Columbia CL 6144 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
LA 8633 Burl Ives Folk Songs Dramatic And Humorous (EP) Brunswick LA 8633 UK 1953 Sell This Version
CP 31 Burl Ives Coronation Concert (Album) Decca CP 31 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
DL 8248 Burl Ives Sings . . . For Fun (Album) Decca DL 8248 US 1956 Sell This Version
DL 8245 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 DL 8245 US 1956 Sell This Version
DL 8125 Burl Ives Men: Songs For And About Men (Album) Decca DL 8125 US 1956 Sell This Version
DL 8246 Burl Ives Women (Album) Decca DL 8246 Canada 1956 Sell This Version
DL 8247 Burl Ives Burl Ives Sings...In The Quiet Of The Night (Album) Decca DL 8247 US 1956 Sell This Version
DL 8391 Burl Ives Christmas Eve With Burl Ives (Album) Decca DL 8391 Canada 1957 Sell This Version
DL 8444 Burl Ives Songs Of Ireland (Album) Decca DL 8444 US 1958 Sell This Version
DL 8637 Burl Ives Old Time Varieties(LP) Decca DL 8637 US 1958 Sell This Version
DL 8587 Burl Ives Capt. Burl Ives Ark(LP) Decca DL 8587 US 1958 Sell This Version
DL 8749 Burl Ives Australian Folk Songs Summit Records Australia DL 8749 US 1959 Sell This Version
HL 9507 Burl Ives Burl Ives Sings Little White Duck And Other Children's Favorites (Album) Harmony (4) HL 9507 US 1959 Sell This Version
DL 8886 Burl Ives Cheers Decca DL 8886 US 1959 Sell This Version
CL 1459 Burl Ives The Return Of The Wayfaring Stranger (Album) Columbia CL 1459 Canada 1960 Sell This Version
UAL 3117 Burl Ives Burl Ives Sings Irving Berlin(LP, Album) United Artists Records UAL 3117 US 1960 Sell This Version

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