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Burl Ives

Burl Ives
Born: Jun 14, 1909 in Huntington Township, IL
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Died: Apr 14, 1995 in Anacortes, WA
Genre: Country, Folk, Other, Pop/Rock, Classical
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 ...Read full biography
The Wayfaring Stranger
Released: 1955
Label: Collectables
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The Wayfaring Stranger was the name of the CBS radio program on which Burl Ives first achieved lasting fame in broadcast circles and the name of Ives' autobiography as well, so it was also a natural for ...Read full review
Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
Released: 1965
Label: MCA
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Have a Holly Jolly Christmas is a compilation of holiday songs performed by Burl Ives. The award-winning actor performed the definitive version of the title track, thus forever cementing his place in the ...Read full review