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20th Century Masters: The Best of Burl Ives - The Millennium Collection album art

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A Little Bitty Tear
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Big Rock Candy Mountain
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Mother Goose Songs [Album Version]
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Polly Wolly Doodle
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Cowboy's Lament

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Burl Ives

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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 ... Read more

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