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Davy Crockett

Songs from the musical play (unfinished) for voice and piano. Book and lyrics by H.R. Hays.  

Work Details



First Performance

(Excerpts) 24 May 1997, Netherlands, NPS (radio), Fred Butter, Barbara Borden, Nico Nijholt, vocalists, Henk de Jonge, piano, Willem Breuker, music director


As Weill did not complete this work, it is not available for performance. A number of its constituent songs are, however, available.

  • I'm a Rolling Stone
  • Where the Green Pines Shadow the Ground
  • Interscene I: Hillbilly Narrative
  • Song of the Trees
  • Interscene II: Hillbilly Narrative
  • The Hand Is Quicker than the Eye
  • Letter Song--The Death of Josh Hawkins
  • Watch out for Me
  • When I'm in Congress
  • Politics
  • All Goes Badly
  • Time Is Standing Still
  • Davy, What Flickers and Flames

  • Cast

    • Singing Roles

      • Davy Crockett
      • Sarah Hawkins
      • Josh Hawkins
      • Job Spindle
      • SATB chorus

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