Burl Ives

Burl Ives

Burl Ives


Latest Release

Gator Hollow: The Nashville Rarities 1961-1965 album art
  • Gator Hollow: The Nashville Rarities 1961-1965
  • September 2022
  • 13 Songs

Top Songs

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Silver and Gold
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The Ugly Bug Ball [From "Summer Magic"]
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Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly)
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A Little Bitty Tear [Single Version]
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The Tailor And The Mouse [Album Version]


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Burl Ives


With his grandfatherly image, Burl Ives parlayed his talent as a folksinger into a wide-ranging career as a radio personality and stage and screen actor. After spending his early twenties traveling the country as an itinerant singer, Ives moved to New York City in 1937. By the end of 1938, he had made his Broadway debut, and he also sang folk songs in Greenwich Village clubs. In 1940, Ives began to appear regularly on radio, including on his own show, The Wayfarin' Stranger, on CBS. Ives made his first records for Stinson, a small folk label, then was signed to Decca, a major ...
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