Burl Ives

Jun 14, 1909


After attending Charleston (Illinois) Teachers College and New York University, bearded, burly Burl Ives played pro football, then traversed the country as an itinerant handyman. His gifts as a guitarist and balladeer enabled Ives to secure radio work in the 1940s: one of his earliest series was titled, appropriately enough, The Wayfaring Stranger. A… More


Burl Ives Videos

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
2 minutes 17 seconds
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
1 minutes 13 seconds
Two Moon Junction
1 minutes 5 seconds
The Big Country
3 minutes 56 seconds
The First Easter Rabbit
2 minutes 33 seconds

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