Music: King Davy & Friends

Summer's heat waves proved too much for many a coonskin cap. but Davy Crockett has summer's sound waves well in hand. The Ballad of Davy Crockett with a flash sale of some 7,000,000 records seems on the way to the summit of non-seasonal sales.* Davy is undisputed King of the Wild Frontier in three cold-cash categories—Popular. Western and Kiddie.

And behind the giant strides of Davy came the clowns.

Pancho Lopez (Lalo Guerrero; Real), a parody in a Mexican accent that originated on the West Coast, has sold more than 200,000 records: Born in Chihuahua...

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