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Steve Allen - The Ballad Of Davy Crockett / Very Square Dance


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It was introduced on ABC 's television series Disneylandin the premiere episode of October 27, Fess Parker is shown performing the song on a log cabin set in frontiersman clothes, accompanied by similarly attired Pipeline Blues - Johnny Shines - Blues Masters Vol.

7. The song would later Steve Allen - The Ballad Of Davy Crockett / Very Square Dance heard throughout the Disneyland television miniseries Davy Crockettfirst telecast on December 15, This version was sung by The Wellingtons. Parker played the role of Davy Crockett in the miniseries and continued in four other episodes made by Walt Disney Studios.

Archie Bleyerthe president of Cadence Recordsheard the song on the ABC telecast December 15, and called Bill Hayes that night to gauge his interest in recording it.

All three versions made the Billboard magazine charts in Hayes' version made 1 on the weekly chart from March 26 through April 23 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.

A fourth version, by bluegrass singer Mac Wisemanreached 10 on the radio charts in May A contemporary version also exists by Western singing group the Sons of the Pioneers. Over ten million copies of the song were sold. Walt Disney Productions launched a massive marketing campaign in the UK in to publicize the film Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier released in Britain in and to make the country's youth "Crockett Steve Allen - The Ballad Of Davy Crockett / Very Square Dance . There was already a "Crockett craze" in the U.

Crockett merchandise was produced Lostendaise - Jacques Brel - Grand Jacques (Box Set) massethe most iconic item being the imitation coonskin cap. The craze became immensely popular amongst schoolchildren, and the ballad made its way across the Atlantic Ocean.

Adlai Stevenson and Kefauver lost in the general election to incumbents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. The craze was referenced in the film Back to the Futurewhich is set predominantly in In the film, the Fess Parker version of the song is heard on a jukebox inside Lou's Diner and, in a later scene, one of Lorraine Baines ' brothers appears wearing a coonskin cap. The film Fantastic Mr. Fox opens with the eponymous fox playing the song on his belt radio.

In the South Park episode " Raising the Bar ", James Cameron plays the song during his underwater voyage to literally "raise the bar" for morality's sake, except this version replaces Davy Crockett with James Cameron himself, therefore being a parody.

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  1. Singles Discography for Vogue/Coral Records - UK. colour coding. 78 only: 78 and 45 (both using the same number) 45 only: Steve Allen: The Ballad Of Davy Crockett Very Square Dance: Champ Butler: Someone On Your Mind I Want To Love You: Tristesse Dance From "Bonjour Tristesse" A New Fangled Tango:
  2. The Ballad of Davy Crockett by Steve Allen was written by George Bruns and Tom Blackburn and was first released by Bill Hayes in Steve Allen released it on the single The Ballad of Davy Crockett in It was covered by Reg Lindsay, The Voices of Walter Schumann, Dick James, Humphrey Ocean's Iron Hoof and other artists.
  3. Fess Parker. Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. (August 16, – March 18, ) was an American film and television actor best known for his portrayals of Davy Crockett in the Walt Disney – TV mini-series and as TV's Daniel Boone from to
  4. The Ballad of Davy Crockett Lyrics: Born on a mountain top in Tennessee / Greenest state in the land of the free / Raised in the woods so he knew ev'ry tree / Kilt him a b'ar when he was only.
  5. "The Ballad of Davy Crockett" is a song with music by George Bruns and lyrics by Thomas W. Blackburn. It was introduced on ABC's television series Disneyland, in the premiere episode of October 27, Fess Parker is shown performing the song on a log cabin set in frontiersman clothes, accompanied by similarly attired musicians.
  6. May 21,  · When I was a kid growing up, the Davy Crockett craze swept our neighborhood. I found this Disney promo for the forthcoming series featuring Fess Parker singing what would become the famous theme song.
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  8. The Ballad of Davy Crockett Born on a mountain top in Tennessee. Greenest state in the land of the free. Raised in the woods so he knew ev'ry tree. Kilt him a b'ar when he was only three. Davy, Davy Crockett, king of the wild frontier! In eighteen thirteen the Creeks uprose.
  9. The Ballad Of Davy Crockett Lyrics: Born on a mountain top in Tennessee / Greenest state in the land of the free / Raised in the woods so he knew every tree / Kilt him a b'ar when he was only.
  10. Jan 06,  · Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment The Ballad of Davy Crockett · Fess Parker Columbia Country Classics Volume 3: Americana ℗ Originally Released SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT.

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