Song title 404 - Ballad of Davy Crockett

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This page lists the chart runs for songs called "Ballad of Davy Crockett" in order of success. This list combines cover versions and distinct songs that happen to share the same title.

# Artist Song Title Year Chart Entries
1 Bill Hayes Ballad of Davy Crockett 1955 US Billboard 1 - Feb 1955 (20 weeks), US CashBox 1 - Feb 1955 (25 weeks), Radio Luxembourg sheet music 1 for 7 weeks - Jan 1956, UK 2 - Jan 1956 (9 weeks), Your Hit Parade 2 of 1955, US BB 6 of 1955, RYM 192 of 1956
2 Tennessee Ernie Ford Ballad of Davy Crockett 1955 US CashBox 1 - May 1955 (15 weeks), Radio Luxembourg sheet music 1 for 7 weeks - Jan 1956, Australia 1 for 4 weeks - Dec 1955, UK 3 - Jan 1956 (7 weeks), US Billboard 5 - Mar 1955 (17 weeks), US BB 24 of 1955, RYM 65 of 1955
3 Fess Parker Ballad of Davy Crockett 1955 US CashBox 1 - May 1955 (15 weeks), Australia 1 for 4 weeks - Dec 1955, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 1994), US Billboard 5 - Mar 1955 (17 weeks), US BB 22 of 1955, US invalid BB 39 of 1955, POP 39 of 1955
4 Annie Cordy Ballad of Davy Crockett 1956 France 1 for 5 weeks - Aug 1956
5 Bobbejaan Schoepen Ballad of Davy Crockett 1956 Flanders 18 - Aug 1956 (2 months)
6 Dick James Ballad of Davy Crockett 1956 UK 14 - Jan 1956 (9 weeks)
7 Max Bygraves Ballad of Davy Crockett 1956 UK 20 - Feb 1956 (1 week)
8 Voices of Walter Schumann Ballad of Davy Crockett 1955 US Billboard 14 - Apr 1955 (6 weeks)
9 Mickey Katz & Orchestra Ballad of Davy Crockett 1955 US CashBox 44 - Jul 1955 (3 weeks)

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30 Nov 2015

Double Listing - Fess Parker

I'm pretty sure #3 & #10 are the same. Per Joel Whitburn , Fess Parker starredin the original Disneyland TV show and he shows this as being a Gold Record.

Data fixed, thanks