Burl Ives

Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives

Also known as B. Ives, Burl Ives With The Children's Chorus, Ives
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.burlives.com/, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burl_Ives

Discography of Burl Ives:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Have A Holly Jolly Christmas 12 Audio 1995-06-01
2 Mother Wouldn't Do That 2 Audio 1962 Brunswick
3 Burl Ives' Greatest Hits! 12 Audio
4 Chim Chim Cheree And Other Children's Choices 12 Audio 1998 Walt Disney Records
5 My Gal Sal / (I Hear You) Call My Name 2 Audio 1965 Decca
6 A Little Bitty Tear / Shanghied 2 Audio 1961 Decca
7 We Americans: A Musical Journey With Burl Ives 12 Audio 1978 National Geographic
8 The Best Of Burl Ives Vol. II 20 Audio 1975 MCA Records
9 Songs Of The West 12 Audio 1961 Decca
10 Shanties 6 Audio 1957 Brunswick
11 Jealous / You Know You Belong To Somebody Else (So Why Don't You Leave Me Alone) 2 Audio Decca
12 The Wayfaring Stranger 20 Audio 1955-02-28 Columbia
13 Call Me Mr. In-Between / What You Gonna Do, Leroy? 2 Audio 1962 Decca
14 Funny Way Of Laughin' / Mother Wouldn't Do That 2 Audio 1962 Decca
15 Got The World By The Tail 9 Audio Pacific
16 Australian Folk Songs 12 Audio Summit Records Australia
17 Burl 12 Audio 1973 MCA Coral
18 A Little Bitty Tear / Shanghied 2 Audio 1961 Brunswick
19 Big Rock Candy Mountain 3 Audio 1945 Decca
20 A Little Bitty Tear / Shanghied 2 Audio 1961 Brunswick
21 The Best Of Burl Ives 24 Audio 1961-07-00
22 Walt Disney Presents Burl Ives' Animal Folk 14 Audio 1963 Disneyland
23 Sings . . . For Fun 14 Audio 1956 Decca
24 A Collection Of Ballads, Folk And Country Songs - Volume 3 9 Audio 1949 Decca
25 Songs I Sang In Sunday School 18 Audio 1963 Word
26 The Bus Stop Song (A Paper Of Pins) / That's My Heart Strings (That's My Boy) 2 Audio 1956 Decca
27 Have A Holly Jolly Christmas 12 Audio 1977 MCA Records
28 Walt Disney Presents Burl Ives' Animal Folk 14 Audio 1969 Disneyland
29 Burl 12 Audio 1963-02-00 Decca
30 Animal Songs For Children 5 Audio 1963
31 Historical America In Song - Songs Of Expanding America 21 Audio 1950 Encyclopædia Britannica Films
32 The Lollipop Tree 4 Audio Columbia
33 Ballad 14 Audio 1959 United Artists Records
34 It's Just My Funny Way Of Laughin 12 Audio 1962 Decca
35 Burl Ives Sings Little White Duck And Other Children's Favorites 14 Audio Harmony (4)
36 The Return Of The Wayfaring Stranger 8 Audio 1949 Columbia
37 Marianne 2 Audio 1957 Decca
38 Mary Ann Regrets 2 Audio 1962 Decca
39 Time 10 Audio 1971 Bell Records
40 Original Sound Track And Music From Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer 24 Audio 1980 MCA Records
41 Ugly Bug Ball 2 Audio 1963 His Master's Voice
42 Burls Ives Sings Pearly Shells And Other Favorites 12 Audio 1964 Decca
43 Burl Ives Sings Little White Duck And Other Children's Favorites 14 Audio 1959 Harmony (4)
44 My Gal Sal And Other Favorites 12 Audio 1965 Decca
45 Burl's Choice 12 Audio 1966 Decca
46 Men: Songs For And About Men 15 Audio 1956 Decca
47 The Versatile Burl Ives 12 Audio 1961 Decca
48 Burl Ives 12 Audio 1963 Camay Records
49 Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer 24 Audio 1995-06-01 MCA Records
50 Songs Of The West 12 Audio 1961


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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