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 Burl Ives - Free Music Downloads, Videos, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
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.
Ives made his first records for Stinson, a small folk label, then was signed to Decca, a major label.
In 1961, Ives oriented himself toward country music, resulting in the hit "A Little Bitty Tear," which made the Top Ten in both the pop and country charts.
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 Burl Ives
Burl was a quiet man. And the simplicity was very sophisticated.
Burl came home one day and said, "Eddie, there's a family living in a box car and they just came from the dust bowl (this was in the late 30s).
Burl had a vocal exercise he would do every morning, no matter where he was, what hotel, he was constantly doing T,T,T. Our grandchildren used to hear him and they would imitate Poppa.
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 Burl Ives: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
Highlighted by the title track -- a Top Ten hit for Ives back in 1951 -- On Top of Old Smoky is a solid budget-priced collection of his folk recordings which also includes renditions of "Riders in the Sky" and "Got the World by the Tail."
Burl Ives did score a handful of country hits in the period covered by this five-disc box set, but don't assume that his Nashville years were devoted to cry-in-your-beer country music.
Ives had more pop than country hits during this time, and recorded Hawaiian music, sacred songs, cowboy songs, and pop oldies in addition to the novelties and saga songs that comprise the bulk of the material.
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 View from #80  Taikonauts, Burl Ives, Beauty & Hygiene - Skeptical Reviews
Once again the astrologist's aim is unerringly accurate - right through the foot - regarding the effect of the heavens upon the folk down below.
The CSETI list of supporters includes ex- Apollo astronaut Ed Mitchell (long time telepathy advocate) and, bizarrely, Burl Ives, deceased "folk Legend".
And yes, before you ask, the Roswell "incident" is cited as part of Greer's evidence.
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