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Bing Crosby - 100% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Comedy Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Drama Music Videos & Concerts Television Vocals Soundtracks Easy Listening Documentaries Jazz Jazz Kids & Family
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Harry Lillis Crosby, 3 May 1903, Tacoma, Washington, USA, d. 14 October 1977, La Moraleja, Madrid, Spain. One of the most popular vocalists of all time, Crosby picked up his nickname through a childhood love of a strip-cartoon character in a local newspaper. After first singing with a jazz band at high school, he sang at university with a friend, Al Rinker. The duo decided t Read more

Gene Autry - 100% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Westerns Country & Bluegrass Television Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Musicals & The Arts Serials
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Orvin Gene Autry, 29 September 1907, near Tioga, Texas, USA, d. 2 October 1998, Studio City, California, USA. The eldest of four children of Delbert Autry, a poor tenant farmer, who moved his family many times over the years, before eventually arriving at Ravia, Oklahoma. His grandfather, a Baptist minister, taught him to sing when he was a child so that he could perform in Read more

Perry Como - 72% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Pop / Rock Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Holiday & Seasonal Comedy Easy Listening Music & Radio Pop / Rock Soundtracks Television Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Pierino Como, 18 May 1912, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 12 May 2001, Jupiter Inlet Beach Colony, Florida, USA. Como was an accomplished popular singer with a warm baritone voice, whose repertoire included ballads, novelty numbers and singalongs. Born into a large Italian-American family in Canonsburg, he left his home town barber shop in 1933 and toured with the local b Read more

Johnny Mathis - 69% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Pop / Rock Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Comedy Vocals Drama Jazz Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Royce Mathis, 30 September 1935, San Francisco, California, USA. In 1956, the 19-year-old Mathis was signed to Columbia Records where he began his career with a jazz-tinged album. A US Top 20 hit with ‘Wonderful! Wonderful!’ saw him move adroitly towards the balladeer market, and before long he was a major concert attraction, with regular appearances on highly Read more

Bobby Helms - 66% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 August 1933, Bloomington, Indiana, USA, d. 19 June 1997, Martinsville, Indiana, USA. Helms was something of a child prodigy, who was playing guitar and singing a mixture of pop and country on local radio at the age of 12, and from 1946-54, he regularly appeared on WWTV Bloomington. He made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry in 1950, having impressed WSM officials so much tha Read more

Andy Williams - 63% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Easy Listening Vocals Holiday & Seasonal Comedy Country & Bluegrass Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Howard Andrew Williams, 3 December 1928, Wall Lake, Iowa, USA. Williams began his singing career in the local church choir with his three brothers. The quartet became popular on their own radio shows from Cincinnati, Des Moines and Chicago. They backed Bing Crosby on his Oscar-winning ‘Swinging On A Star’, from the 1944 movie Going My Way, and in the same year appe Read more

Brenda Lee - 47% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel Comedy Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Television Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Brenda Mae Tarpley, 11 December 1944, Lithonia, Georgia, USA. Even in early adolescence, Lee had an adult husk of a voice that could slip from anguished intimacy through sleepy insinuation to raucous lust, even during ‘Let’s Jump The Broomstick’, ‘Speak To Me Pretty’ and other jaunty classics that kept her in the hit parade from the mid-50s to 1965. Read more

Darlene Love - 40% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Action & Adventure Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals Documentaries Music & Radio
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Darlene Wright, 26 July 1938, Los Angeles, California, USA. A prolific vocalist, Love began her career in 1957 as a founder member of the Blossoms. This influential girl-group not only enjoyed an extensive recording career in its own right, but also appeared on scores of sessions and as the resident singers on US television’s Shindig! Love also enjoyed a fruitful associ Read more

Band Aid - 39% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Jimmy Durante - 28% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Comedy Musicals & The Arts Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Drama Music Videos & Concerts Vocals Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Francis Durante, 10 February 1893, New York City, New York, USA, d. 29 January 1980, Santa Monica, California, USA. A unique entertainer: a comedian, actor and singer whose straight-legged strut, outsize nose (which brought him the nickname ‘Schnozzola’) and a penchant for mangling the English language (‘Da hours I worked were eight to unconscious’) Read more

Mannheim Steamroller - 27% match to Burl Ives

Genres: New Age Holiday & Seasonal Easy Listening Easy Listening Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Though few may admit to having heard of them, Mannheim Steamroller can boast of being one of the biggest US acts of the 80s, 90s and 00s - at least while snow covers the ground and children leave out roasted chestnuts for Santa and his reindeer. The act was the creation of Chip Davis (Louis Davis Jnr., 15 November 1947, Sylvania, Ohio, USA). On graduating from the University Read more

Dean Martin - 26% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Comedy Westerns Vocals Drama Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Television Action & Adventure Soundtracks World Music Mystery / Thriller Holiday & Seasonal Documentaries
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Dino Paul Crocetti, 7 June 1917, Steubenville, Ohio, USA, d. 25 December 1995, Beverly Hills, California, USA. An extremely popular ballad singer and light comedian with a relaxed and easy style, who developed into an accomplished dramatic actor. After leaving school in the tenth grade, he worked as a shoe-shine boy and a gas station attendant before becoming an ‘amateu Read more

Judy Garland - 25% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Musicals & The Arts Vocals Drama Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Documentaries Easy Listening Music & Radio Television
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Frances Ethel Gumm, 10 June 1922, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA, d. 22 June 1969, Chelsea, London, England. The Gumms were a theatrical family. Parents Frank and Ethel had appeared in vaudeville as Jack and Virginia Lee, and later, with the addition of their first two daughters, Mary Jane and Virginia, they appeared locally as ‘The Four Gumms’. ‘Baby Frances Read more

Elmo & Patsy - 24% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal
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Jim Reeves - 24% match to Burl Ives

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Christian & Gospel Musicals & The Arts Documentaries
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Travis Reeves, 20 August 1923, Galloway, Texas, USA, d. 31 July 1964, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. (Reeves’ plaque in the Country Music Hall Of Fame mistakenly gives his date of birth as 1924). Reeves’ father died when he was 10 months old and his mother was left to raise nine children on the family farm. Although only aged five, Reeves was entranced when a bro Read more


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