Bill Hayes Bio
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- Recorded "The Ballad of Davy Crockett" in 1955, which hit No. 1 on the Billboard chart and sold over three million copies.
- Entered World War II as a naval airman.
- Graduated DePauw University with a double major in music and English.
- Along with wife Susan Seaforth Hayes, graced the cover of Time magazine on January 12,1976, the first and only daytime stars to do so.
- He and his wife published a joint autobiography, Like Sands Through The Hourglass, in 2005.