Riders in the Sky Present: Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

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Riders In The Sky Present: Davy Crockett, King Of The Wild Frontier
Riders in the Sky Davy Crockett.jpg
Studio album by
Released August 3, 2004
Genre Western
Label Rounder
Producer Joey Miskulin
Riders in the Sky chronology
Silver Jubilee
(2003)
Riders In The Sky Present: Davy Crockett, King Of The Wild Frontier
(2004)
Live from the Golden Age of Riders Radio Theater
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Riders In The Sky Present: Davy Crockett, King Of The Wild Frontier is a studio recording released by the Western band Riders in the Sky on August 3, 2004. It is available as a single CD.

Riders In The Sky offers a tribute to Davy Crockett, the scout, militiaman, Congressman, and hero of the Alamo whose life became an American legend. This album is a combination of folk songs, neo-folk songs, Disney themes, and their own tunes to paint a picture of Davy Crockett that's neither totally real nor totally false, but filled with the vivid stories of the frontiersman who is part of the collective American imagination.

Track listing

  1. "The Ballad of Davy Crockett" (Blackburn, Bruns) – 6:46
  2. "Be Sure You're Right, And Then Go Ahead" (Ebsen, Parker) – 2:30
  3. "King of the River" (Blackburn, Bruns) – 2:11
  4. "Heading for Texas – 2:41
  5. "Old Betsy" (Bruns, George) – 2:04
  6. "The Grinning Tale" (Driftwood) – 2:40
  7. "Colonel Crockett's Speech to Congress – 2:54
  8. "Remember the Alamo" (Bowers) – 3:37
  9. "Farewell" (Bruns) – 4:33

Personnel

References

  1. ^ Riders in the Sky Present: Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier at AllMusic
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