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Burl Ives: Eight Classic Albums (4-CD)

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Article properties: Burl Ives: Eight Classic Albums (4-CD)

  • Interpret: Burl Ives

  • Album titlle: Eight Classic Albums (4-CD)

  • Genre Country

  • Year of publication 2013
  • Label Real Gone Music

  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 5036408153821

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Ives, Burl - Eight Classic Albums (4-CD) CD 1
01 The Fox Burl Ives
02 The Three Jolly Huntsmen Burl Ives
03 The Erie Canal Burl Ives
04 My Good Old Man Burl Ives
05 Old Dan Tucker Burl Ives
06 Wooly Boogie Bee Burl Ives
07 Blue Tail Fly Burl Ives
08 The Boll Weevil Burl Ives
09 Let's Go Hunting Burl Ives
10 Goober Peas Burl Ives
11 Aunt Rhody Burl Ives
12 Killigrew's Soriee Burl Ives
13 Big Rock Candy Mountain Burl Ives
14 I'm Goin' Down The Road Burl Ives
15 Wild Rover No More Burl Ives
16 Click Go The Shears Burl Ives
17 The Wild Colonial Boy Burl Ives
18 A Nautical Yarn Burl Ives
19 Across The Western Plains I Must Wander Burl Ives
20 Waltzing Matilda Burl Ives
21 Oh! The Springtime, It Brings On The Shearing Burl Ives
22 The Station Cook Burl Ives
23 The Dying Stockman Burl Ives
24 Botany Bay Burl Ives
25 The Old Bullock Dray Burl Ives
26 The Stockman's Last Bed Burl Ives
Ives, Burl - Eight Classic Albums (4-CD) CD 2
01 The Little White Duck Burl Ives
02 The Little Engine That Could Burl Ives
03 Mr Froggie Went-A-Courtin' Burl Ives
04 The Donut Song Burl Ives
05 Two Little Owls Burl Ives
06 Fooba Wooba John Burl Ives
07 The Grey Goose Burl Ives
08 The Whale Burl Ives
09 Buckeye Jim Burl Ives
10 The Sow Took The Measles Burl Ives
11 The Goat And The Train Burl Ives
12 MrRabbit Burl Ives
13 The Taylor And The Mouse Burl Ives
14 Mother Goose Songs Burl Ives
15 Mocking Bird Hill Burl Ives
16 The Long Black Veil Burl Ives
17 Delia Burl Ives
18 Forty Hour Week Burl Ives
19 I Walk The Line Burl Ives
20 Royal Telephone Burl Ives
21 Shanghied Burl Ives
22 Lenora, Let Your Hair Hang Down Burl Ives
23 A Little Bitty Tear Burl Ives
24 Oh, My Side Burl Ives
25 Mama Don't Want No Peas An Rice An Cocoanut Oil Burl Ives
26 The Almighty Dollar Bill Burl Ives
Ives, Burl - Eight Classic Albums (4-CD) CD 3
01 Home On The Range Burl Ives
02 When The Bloom Is On The Sage Burl Ives
03 Cool Water Burl Ives
04 Empty Saddles Burl Ives
05 Mexicali Rose Burl Ives
06 The Oregon Trail Burl Ives
07 The Last Round-Up Burl Ives
08 O Burry Me Not On The Lone Prairie Burl Ives
09 Cowboy's Dream Burl Ives
10 Tumbling Tumbleweeds Burl Ives
11 My Adobe Hacienda Burl Ives
12 Jingle Jangle Jingle Burl Ives
13 Funny Way Of Laughin' Burl Ives
14 Sixteen Fathoms Down Burl Ives
15 Brooklyn Bridge Burl Ives
16 Ninety Nine Years Burl Ives
17 Thumbin' Johnny Brown Burl Ives
18 I Ain't Comin' Home Tonight Burl Ives
19 What You Gonna Do, Leroy Burl Ives
20 In Foggy Old London Burl Ives
21 That's All I Can Remember Burl Ives
22 Mother Wouldn't Do That Burl Ives
23 Poor Little Jimmie Burl Ives
24 Call Me Mr In-Between Burl Ives
Ives, Burl - Eight Classic Albums (4-CD) CD 4
01 Mary Ann Regrets Burl Ives
02 Curry Road Burl Ives
03 The Moon Is High Burl Ives
04 How Do You Fall Out Of Love Burl Ives
05 Busted Burl Ives
06 Poor Boy In A Rich Man's Town Burl Ives
07 The Same Old Hurt Burl Ives
08 I'm The Boss Burl Ives
09 The Blizzard Burl Ives
10 She Didn't Let The Ink Dry On The Paper Burl Ives
11 Green Turtle Burl Ives
12 Holding Hands For Joe Burl Ives
13 Sunshine In My Soul Burl Ives
14 Where He Leads Me Burl Ives
15 Will There Be Any Stars Burl Ives
16 Blessed Assurance Burl Ives
17 We're Marching To Zion Burl Ives
18 Standing On The Promises Burl Ives
19 Beulah Land Burl Ives
20 When They Ring Those Golden Bells Burl Ives
21 Leaning On The Everlasting Arms Burl Ives
22 Let The Lower Lights Be Burning Burl Ives
23 Bring Them In Burl Ives
24 Fairest Lord Jesus Burl Ives
Burl Ives Born, June 14, 1909, Illinois, USA Died, April 14, 1995, Washington, USA The... more
"Burl Ives"

Burl Ives

Born, June 14, 1909, Illinois, USA
Died, April 14, 1995, Washington, USA

The phrase 'renaissance man' almost seems like stinting praise when its applied to someone who's enjoyed a career as remarkably prolific and varied as has Burl Ives. He is an author; a seminal figure in the history of American folk music; an Academy Award-winning screen actor and a Grammy Award-winning country singer (he is also an accomplished self-taught sailor and has received the highest honor in Freemasonry, but one has to draw the line somewhere!).

A full accounting of his triumphs on radio, television, and the Broadway stage would require an essay three times this size, and while all of these arenas will be touched on in passing, the scope of our present concern is the path which led the Wayfaring Stranger, as Ives was affectionately nicknamed, from a turn of the century midwestern boyhood to the recording studios of Nashville, Tennessee. There, with the help of legendary producer Owen Bradley, the man with arguably the most distinctive voice in all of popular music met with a combination of ingredients that brought him the greatest commercial success of his recording career.


Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives was born on Flag Day, June 14, 1909 in Hunt Township, a farming community in Jasper County in the southern, 'bible belt' region of Illinois. With English ancestors on his father's side and Irish forefathers on his mother's, the Ives family could trace its ancestry in America back to the seventeenth century. The Ives had traditionally worked the land for their livelihood, although there was the 'occasional preacher" in the lineage. Burl was the youngest of seven children in his family. He had three sisters and two brothers (the Ives family also had another boy child that died in infancy). His parents, Frank and Cordella Ives, were humble tenant farmers, and moves in search of fertile soil were a frequent part of Burl's childhood.


Both the time and place of his youth were important factors in his development as an artist. In the summer of his birth, many believed that the return appearance of Halley's Comet expected the following year might somehow portend the end of civilization. His was a rural, almost pre-industrial environment in which, 'the air was filled with thunder, the sounds of birds, the whisper of trees — all the sounds of nature. Sights and sounds that are still to this day seed to my process of becoming 'Ives later recalled:
'As a child, I remember I used to stand in a field and I could look all the way around I could see the horizon in any direction, and I could see the curvature of the earth around me and I could feel myself right in the center of it, you see. And that gave me a position in life, in the middle of the circle, which is where we are."


As his growing fame eventually brought him international celebrity, this strong identification with his roots enabled Ives to continue to project a persona that was, in the phrase of one writer, "as American as an ice cream cone, as middle western as succotash. "Farm life also helped to shape Burl in a very literal sense of the word: "Being born on the farm and drinking whole milk from the cows, eating corn bread, greens and roastin' ears and things like that — garden truck as they called it —gave me a good start physically. That was very good fare to start out life with. "While still a young man, Burl packed 250 pounds onto his 6 foot frame, and though his weight has fluctuated greatly over the years, he has always been a commanding physical presence.


Although publicity material later related that neighbors used to refer to Burl's family as 'those singing Iveses, he does not recall that his family was particularly musically inclined. Church, however, was an integral part of their lives, and a preacher was not always available in the little wooden country churches that populated the area. Frequently, the entire service would consist of the congregation joining together in the singing of traditional hymns, and Burl believes that his first exposure to music of any kind came in church while he was still in his mother's womb. Roughly three years after his birth, in a rare Ives family extravagance, Burl's father purchased his older sister Audrey a pump organ. They were testing it out as accompaniment for a family rendition of We're Marching To Zion when the older voices dropped out in amazement at baby Burl, who knew all the lyrics and was singing them on pitch.


Of vital importance to Burl's musical education was his maternal grandmother Kate White, a strong-willed woman who smoked a long clay pipe and looked to young Burl, "as though she stepped from an Elizabethan print. "She had a great love of traditional airs and melodies which she passed along to both her daughter and Burl, and it was from her lips that he first learned such classic songs as Barbara Allen, Pearl Bryan, and Lord Thomas And Fair Eleanor. Burl was four years old and harmonizing outdoors with his mother while gardening when he was overheard by his Uncle Ira Vance, a veteran of the Civil War who'd once shaken hands with Abraham Lincoln. Uncle Ira invited him to make his public debut at an old soldier's reunion the following week. Burl sang Barbara Allen and was rewarded with a dollar bill, which he'd never seen before, that he promptly spent on hot dogs and a merry-go-round, both of which were also new to him. Although at this time his exposure to popular music was limited, the Ives did have neighbors who owned a 'talking machine' which played musical cylinders by the likes of Ada Jones & Lynn Spencer and the Peerless Quartet. Years later at a World War I bond rally, young Burl became distracted by a torn piece of wallpaper while performing the latter group's America, Here's My Boy and, without missing a beat, he left the stage while singing and returned only after smoothing over the offending scrap with his thumb.


After a rousing church duet performance of Forty Years Ago with his sister Argola, Burl developed a reputation as a child evangelist and he and his sister were much in demand at homecomings and revival meetings. His musical horizons were also broadened by the tent shows that passed through town. These vaudeville-like reviews usually consisted of a silent film, a line of dancers, and some supporting comedy and singing acts. The youngster was eventually inspired to save enough money to buy his first instrument, a banjo, though he later switched to the guitar.


Burl made his theatrical debut in the sixth grade, and the following year he was featured in a 'home talent play' with minstrel overtones entitled `Misery Moon the Hoo-dooed Coon.' Before long, Burl was appearing in plays in neighboring towns like Willow Hill, Yale, and St. Marie. All during this time Burl's father Frank had been studying engineering between farming seasons, and he soon became involved in the construction trade. As business picked up, the family enjoyed a slightly more prosperous lifestyle and the children were sent to attend high...

 

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