Music: New Pop Records, may 16, 1955

In '55 Disney uprose, Addin' Davy Crockett to the country's woes . . .

Thus, one weary record salesman paid tribute to the nation's most relentlessly popular song hit, which was born last winter on TV's Disneyland. The inoffensive, hillbilly-style strains of The Ballad of Davy Crockett ("king of the wild frontier") captured the kids and millions of elders before anybody could say "Alamo." Now there are some two dozen recorded versions of the song on the market (an estimated 4,000,000 disks sold so far), and more than 100 varieties of merchandise, e.g., a...

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