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Bill Hayes

The Ballad Of Davy Crockett

  • Ballad
  • Pop
  • Country
  • Space
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  • 1956
  • 1955
  • 1950
  • 1962
  • 1954

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“The Ballad of Davy Crockett” is a song with music by George Bruns and lyrics by Thomas W. Blackburn. The first recording of the song was made by Fess Parker, quickly followed by versions by Bill Hayes and Tennessee Ernie Ford (recorded February 7, 1955). All three versions made the Billboard charts: Hayes’ version made #1 on the weekly chart (from March 26 through April 23, 1955) and #7 for the year, Parker’s reached #6 on the weekly charts and #31 for the year, while Ford’s peaked at #4 on the weekly country chart and #5 on the weekly pop chart and charted at #37 for the year. The song also reached #1 on the Cash Box charts, from March 26 through May 14, 1955. A contemporary version also exists of the famous Western singing group the Sons of the Pioneers. Over ten million... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Davy, Davy Crockett, king of the wild frontier ... Davy, Davy Crockett, the man who don't know fear ... He's ringy as a b'ar an' twict as strong

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