A Balladeer, by definition is a 'singer of ballads.'
In the present case, a balladeer is an omni-present host and narrator. He comments on the story shown in the pictures.
List of balladeers
For the different TV shows and films, the following people acted as a balladeer:
|The Dukes of Hazzard||1979-1985|
|The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion!||1997||Don Williams||the Gentle Giant of Country Music|
|The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood!||2000||Mac Davis||He was the first Balladeer to be seen onscreen talking to the audience.|
|The Dukes of Hazzard||2005||Junior Brown||He is also responsible for much of the soundtrack.|
|The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning||2007||Gary Cole|