Ballad of David Crockett
The group is one of the hardest working musical acts in showbiz, and one of the most educated. Douglas "Ranger Doug" Green has a Masters degree in literature, Fred "Too Slim" Labour has a Masters degree in Wildlife Management, and Paul "Woody Paul" Chisman has a Ph.D. in theoretical plasma physics from MIT. In their first 25 years, they have performed in over 5200 live performances, almost 300 national television appearances, over 200 public radio shows, 700 Grand Ole Opry appearances, three television series (including a 1991-92 CBS Saturday morning show), an appearance on a "Duck Dodgers" cartoon on the Cartoon Network and more than 30 albums. The group has also written and appeared in numerous Christmas specials on CMT/TNN in the 1990's. They are based and managed from Nashville, Tennessee.