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This is the most recent information about Burl Ives that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Burl Ives, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

 
 

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Burle Icle Ivanhoe. Submitted by: jolly

Music Performer Nicknames:

Known informally as: The Wayfaring Stranger. Submitted by: Martha Hankins

Singers Who Act:

Notable Acting Credits
Comments & Submitter Name
"Summer Magic, Roots"Decent performances in both films - Raphael

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Big Rock Candy Mountain,"Mountains are not made of rock candy.Candy Welty

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Sad Mood," Sam Cooke"A Little Bitty Tear," Burl Ives
"Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree," Brenda Lee"A Holly Jolly Christmas," Burl Ives
"Choice Of Colors," The Impressions"Silver And Gold," Burl Ives
"Choice Of Colors," The Impressions"Lavender Blue," Burl Ives
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Siler And Gold" originally "Silver And Gold"
Mary Ann Brite
"Silver And God" originally "Silver And Gold"
Mary Ann Brite
"Have A Holy Jolly Christmas" originally "Have A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Kris Kringle Aguilera
"A Little Bitty Ear" originally "A Little Bitty Tear"
Joe Jones must have "talked too much" to Ives?
Chris
"A Little Bitty Tea" originally "A Little Bitty Tear"
Well, Burl you could have served us more.
Chris

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Have A Wholly Jolly Christmas" originally "Have A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Erika Clarkson

Change a Letter:

"A Jolly Jolly Christmas" originally "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Yvette Bristle
"A Holly Jelly Christmas" originally "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Yvette Bristle
"A Holly Holly Christmas" originally "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Yvette Bristle
"The Happy Wonderer" originally "The Happy Wanderer"
Serafina
"Have A Bolly Jolly Christmas" originally "Have A Holly Jolly Christmas"
How they celebrate Christmas in India?
Kris Kringle Applegate

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Sweet Betsy From Pike""Betsy DeVos"giblet o'sarcasm
"A Holly Jolly Christmas""Holly Farms 400"Joe the Crazy Conch
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer""Kyle the Reckless Racer"Joe the Crazy Conch
"Silver and Gold""Yahoo and Bing"Rex Ungericht
"Jimmy Crack Corn (Blue Tail Fly)""Gimme Popcorn"Airfarcewon
"Goober Peas (Civil War Song)""Goober Please"Airfarcewon
"Have A Holly Jolly Christmas""Just A Witty Ditty Writer"Old Man Ribber
"Holly Jolly Christmas""Haul-Me Maul-Me Christmas"John A. Barry
"Santa Claus is Coming to Town""Santa's Watching You on Facebook"Dan Creeden
"Have A Holly Jolly Christmas""Have A Tinhorn ACORN Christmas"Old Man Ribber

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
The Lonely Bull
   Herb Alpert
Frog Went a-Courtin'
   Burl Ives
The Lonely Bullfrog Went a-Courtin'
Raphael
Crawling
   Linkin Park
On Top Of Old Smokey
   Burl Ives
Crawling On Top of Old Smokey
This should be interesting. ;)
rocksoul
Have A Holly Jolly Christmas
   Burl Ives
Holly Holy
   Neil Diamond
Have A Holly Jolly Holy Christmas
Karen Little

Misheard Lyrics:

"A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Have a Polly Dolly Christmas
Original Lyrics:
Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
"A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ho-Ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see
Somebody waits for you
Kisser once for me
Original Lyrics:
Ho-Ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see
Somebody waits for you
Kiss her once for me
"A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't know if it'll be slow
But have a couple cheers
Original Lyrics:
I don't know if there'll be snow
But have a cup of cheer
"A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Uh-Oh, the mistletoe
Hum where you can sing
Somebody waits for you
Kipper once for me
Original Lyrics:
Ho-Ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see
Somebody waits for you
Kiss her once for me
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Uh-Oh, the mistletoe
Hum where you can sing
Somebody waits for you
Kipper once for me
Original Lyrics:
Ho-Ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see
Somebody waits for you
Kiss her once for me

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

Kipper as in Kipper the Dog, a character created by Mick Inkpen that came LONG after this song came out on Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer in 1964.

Song Parody Fragments:

"A Little Bitty Tear"
Better Lyrics:
A little bitty tear knocked me down
Original Lyrics:
A little bitty tear let me down
Submitted by: Doug Montgomery

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"A Holly Jolly Christmas"
The Funny Lyrics:
And when you walk down the street,
Say hello to friends you know,
And everyone you meet.
Why They're Funny:
Friends you know? Um...ok? Wouldn't "friends you know well" work? Or "people you know"? Or would that just throw off the rhythm of the song?
Submitted by: Bri
"A Holly Jolly Christmas"
The Funny Lyrics:
Have a cup of cheer
Why They're Funny:
It sounds like this song is encouraging people to drink laundry detergent, although that's most likely NOT the "cheer" that Mr. Ives is referring to. But seriously, cheer is not a liquid, so it doesn't seem possible to have a cup of it.
Submitted by: Mort

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Big Rock Candy Mountain"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
On a summer day
In the month of May
Why They're Nonsensical:
May does not have any summer days.
Submitted by: Candy Welty
"Have A Holly Jolly Christmas"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Say hello to friends you know
And everyone you meet.
Why They're Nonsensical:
Darn! I knew I was getting something wrong. I'm forever saying hello to friends I don't know and people I don't meet!
Submitted by: Carmen Mistletoe

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Funny Way Of Laughin'"
Opening Lines:
It's just my funny way of laughin', yes my funny way of laughin'. Your leavin' didn't bother me.
Comments:
Submitted by: Candy Welty
"A Little Bitty Tear"
Opening Lines:
A little bitty tear let me down, spoiled my act as a clown
Comments:
Submitted by: Candy Welty
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Band Name Anagrams:

Vile Rubs Submitted by: Kayla McSwain
Evil Rubs Submitted by: Kayla McSwain
Live Rubs Submitted by: Kayla McSwain
Liver Sub Submitted by: Renee Keener
Not my favorite sandwich

Song Title Anagrams:

"Titillate By Tater" originally "A Little Bitty Tear"
Submitted by: Jessica Bielzebub
"Titillate Brat Yet" originally "A Little Bitty Tear"
Submitted by: Jessica Bielzebub
"Tilt Tea At Liberty" originally "A Little Bitty Tear"
Submitted by: Jessica Bielzebub

Song Title Acrostics:

SAG: "Silver And Gold"
Submitted by: Edyth Bowen
HAH, JC: "Have A Holly Jolly Christmas"
JC can mean Jesus Christ, among other things.
Submitted by: Edyth Bowen
MAR: "Mary Ann Regrets"
Submitted by: Edyth Bowen

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Rig Bach Mandy Countin'" originally "Big Rock Candy Mountain"
Submitted by: Terror Reid
"Rig Bach Mandy Countin'" originally "Big Rock Candy Mountain"
Submitted by: Terror Reid
"Bug Mock Randy Countin'" originally "Big Rock Candy Mountain"
Submitted by: Terror Reid
"Bug Mock Randy Countin'" originally "Big Rock Candy Mountain"
Submitted by: Terror Reid
"Shall We Rather Buy The Giver" originally "Shall We Gather By The River"
Submitted by: Margaret (less massive than my name backwards)

There are additional Song Title Spoonerisms available.

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