The Very Best Of Burl Ives (2CD SET)

Format: 2CD
Bar-code: 5060255183274
Cat No: DAY2CD327


For a generation growing up in the 1950s, Burl Ives was the avuncular voice regularly heard on radio in the USA and UK, gently crooning novelty songs like I Knew An Old Lady, Blue Tail Fly and Big Rock Candy Mountain – these really were Children’s Favourites. This comprehensive collection of 50 songs is a timely reminder of the wide-ranging talent of the children’s favourite and renowned troubadour, Burl Ives…

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Disc 1

1. A Little Bitty Tear
2. Mary Ann Regrets
3. I Know An Old Lady
4. Lenora, Let Your Hair Hang Down
5. Big Rock Candy Mountain
6. It’s So-Long And Good-Bye To You
7. On Top Of Old Smoky
8. Brooklyn Bridge
9. Riders In The Sky
10. Woolie Boogie Bee
11. Cool Water
12. Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly) (with Captain Stubby & The Buccaneers)
13. Grandfather’s Clock
14. Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves
15. Blue Tail Fly
16. Old Blue-Ballanderie
17. Thumbin’ Johnny Brown
18. Marianne
19. Shanghied
20. Wild Side Of Life
21. Poor Little Jimmie
22. Ninety-Nine
23. What You Gonna Do, Leroy
24. The Man On The Flying Trapeze
25. The Worried Man Blues

Disc 2

1. Funny Way Of Laughin’
2. Call Me Mr. In-Between
3. Shoo Fly
4. Mule Train
5. Royal Telephone
6. I Walk The Line
7. Little Green Valley
8. The Ballad Of Davy Crockett
9. Delia
10. Polly Wolly Doodle
11. John Henry
12. I Ain’t Comin’ Home Tonight
13. Forty Hour Week
14. In Foggy Old London
15. Close The Door Richard
16. The Crawdad Song
17. Sixteen Fathoms Down
18. One Hour Ahead Of The Posse
19. Mockin’ Bird Hill
20. True Love Goes On And On
21. Billy The Kid
22. Mama Don’t Want No Peas An’ Rice An’ Cocoanut Oil
23. Wayfaring Stranger-Woolie Boogie Bee
24. The Man Who Broke The Bank At Monte Carlo
25. The Long Black Veil