Branson Show - John Wayne Show at the Gaines Landing Bed & Breakfast, 521 W. Atlantic St., Branson, Missouri e "John Wayne and America's Yodeling Sweetheart" show

Branson Show - Americas Yodeling Sweetheart and John Wayne Show
Paula - America's Yodeling Sweetheart


Paula Cravens stars in The "John Wayne and America's Yodeling Sweetheart" Show, a fast moving, fun filled Western-Country show about John Wayne, written by and told through anecdotes by Ermal as JOHN WAYNE. 

May 26, 2007 marks John Wayne’s 100th Birthday. Ermal and Paula are paying a special Tribute to the Duke with their New Show – dedicated to John Wayne. They will be performing on May 25-27 at Duke’s Bar-26 Ranch in Eagar, AZ – but for the rest of the year, they will be performing right here in Branson, Missouri

Screen Actor Guild actor, author and the John Wayne look-alike and imperson-
ator Ermal Walden Williamson has dedicated his career to keeping the image of John Wayne alive, appearing in Coors Light computerized commercials with the Duke; performing 14 years as John Wayne aboard Duke's yacht,  the "Wild
Goose", now residing in Branson, Missouri and appearing around the world as host and/or emcee and entertainer in corporate events, trade shows, parties, commercials, infomercials, movies and just about anything one could think of as John Wayne.

The show is full of  comedy and skits parodying John Wayne’s life.  There is interaction with the audience and you just may be invited onto the stage with Ermal as John Wayne and Paula as America's Yodeling Sweetheart. 

Paula is a
Top Performing

Yodeling Champion

Norma Jean and Paula at Cowboy Church, God and Country Theater, Branson, MO
Salute to our Vets

As America's champion female yodeler, and John Wayne look-alike,

the couple performs "A SALUTE TO OUR VETERANS", keeping God and patriotism in our country, describing the origination, meaning and importance of our flag

"Your show is worth sharing with the public!! You and Ermal have an awesome show!! I can't wait until next year!! . . .Both you & Ermal were the best ever to work with!!! . . .The buzz in Effingham went on for days after your performance. One gentleman that attended the Saturday night show went home and the next day had a carver to carve a 'John Wayne' carving in his oak tree!!" Marilyn Rueter, Cornerstone Church, Effingham, IL

Paula performs as Miss Lucille Ball, Kim Darby as Mattie Ross from "True Grit", Katherine Hepburn as Ula Goodnight from "Rooster Cogburn", performs as Maureen O'Hara and pays a tribute to Reba McEntire.

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  • Earned her Second Award as Yodeling Champion 2005 by the Western Music Association


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  • Paula has appeared in the Silver Dollar City Fall Festival since 2002
  • Paula won the Silver Medal at the Patsy Montana Yodeling Contest in 2004
  • Was the 2004 Midwestern Idol Talent Search Winner
  • Named Yodeling Champion 2003 by the Western Music Association
  • Named Yodeling Champion 2005 by the Western Music Association
  • Appeared in the Silver Dollar City Fall Festival since 2002
  • Appeared at the Pomme de Terre Black Powder Rendezvous from 2000 to 2004
  • Appeared at Dogpatch USA
  • Toured Canada
  • Appeared at the Missouri State Fair
  • Appeared at the Iowa State Fairs,
  • Talent winner for the All-American Girl Pageant for the regional, state, and national levels
  • Paula has released four CDs and will serenade you with her sweet voice.

    Schedule of Appearances

    Past Performances

    Book Releases - See Bottom of Page

  Ermal is author of 3 "WildWest" books


Across the Brazos

Man from the Brazos

Call of the Brazos

We Conquer or Die

The Last Bullet

Book Reviews


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Located at Gaines Landing Bed & Breakfast
521 W. Atlantic St.
Branson, Missouri