Burl Ives

Born 14 June 1909. Died 14 April 1995
Burl Ives
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1909-06-14
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Burl Ives

Burl Ives Biography (Wikipedia)

Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives (June 14, 1909 – April 14, 1995) was an American singer and actor of stage, screen, radio and television.

Ives began as an itinerant singer and banjoist, and launched his own radio show, The Wayfaring Stranger, which popularized traditional folk songs. In 1942 he appeared in Irving Berlin's This Is the Army, and then became a major star of CBS radio. In the 1960s he successfully crossed over into country music, recording hits such as "A Little Bitty Tear" and "Funny Way of Laughin'". A popular film actor through the late 1940s and '50s, Ives's best-known film roles included parts in So Dear to My Heart (1949) and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), as well as Rufus Hannassey in The Big Country (1958), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Ives is often remembered for his voice-over work as Sam the Snowman, narrator of the classic 1964 Christmas television special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, which continues to air annually around Christmas.

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Pearly Shells
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Pearly Shells
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The Ugly Bug Ball
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The Ugly Bug Ball
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Lavender Blue
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Lavender Blue
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Little Bitty Tear
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Little Bitty Tear
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The Prisoner Song (If I Had the Wings of an Angel)
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The Prisoner Song (If I Had the Wings of an Angel)
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Polly Wolly Doodle
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Polly Wolly Doodle
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Cool Water
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Cool Water
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Big Rock Candy Mountain
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Big Rock Candy Mountain
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Funny Way Of Laughing
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Funny Way Of Laughing
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Ugly Bug Ball
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Ugly Bug Ball
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On The Grand Canyon Line
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On The Grand Canyon Line
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Blue Tail Fly
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Blue Tail Fly
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A Holly Jolly Christmas
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A Holly Jolly Christmas
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The Song of Wandering Aengus
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The Song of Wandering Aengus
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On the Front Porch
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On the Front Porch
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