In the first tv episode of Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter, based upon the life and times of this real Tennessee character (1786-1836), frontier hero, trapper and backwoods statesman who died in the battle of the Alamo, helping Texas win independence from Mexico. The 1955 film (Davy Crockett - King Of The Wild Fronteer) caused an unseen rush for beaver hats.
Fess Parker [main actor in the series but no good singer]
Bill Hayes [n°1 US]
Homer & Jethro [als Ballad Of Davy Crew-cut]
Annie Cordy [as La Ballade De Davy Crockett; n°1 Fr]
Kentucky Headhunters [let's hear it for some other beaver hats]
Stephen Bishop [on For Our Children benefit album]
Asleep At The Wheel [on Remember The Alamo cd]