Burl Ives

Burl Ives


Latest Release

Anthology: The Definitive Collection album art
  • Anthology: The Definitive Collection
  • May 2020
  • 178 Songs

Top Songs

Mother Goose Songs [Album Version]
A Little Bitty Tear
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Silver and Gold
Polly Wolly Doodle


  • It Comes and Goes

    Jan 2020 • 16 songs

  • Busted

    Nov 2019 • 12 songs

  • In Foggy Old London

    Nov 2019 • 16 songs

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  • Burl Ives
  • Biography

    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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