Early Life of Claude King Singer, songwriter and actor, Claude King became best known by his biggest hit “Wolverton Mountain.” King was born in Keithville located in Southern Caddo Parish North Louisiana. At an early age, King has expressed interest ...

Johnny Horton left us at the peak of his career on November 5, 1960. As a tribute, we are going to listen to 5 of his greatest hits today. Johnny Horton John Gale “Johnny” Horton was born in Los Angeles ...

If listening to your history teacher bores you, then the song ‘Battle of New Orleans’ by Johnny Horton might help you. The track was written by Jimmy Driftwood, an Arkansas High School principal and history teacher. He loved singing and ...

Johnny Horton has been one of the best rockabilly and country artists during the mid-’50s to early ’60s. His career ended not because his fame died out, but it was because of a horrible accident. Despite living a short career, ...

Fans of the late honky-tonk man Johnny Horton may be well familiar with his songs during his golden days and even long after he passed away. But perhaps none, if not too few, of them knew that the singer had ...

Photo Credit: www.facebook.com Undeniably, “North to Alaska” was one of Johnny Horton’s signature songs in his entire career. Not to mention, it helped boost his career back then. But up to these days, the song is still being embraced by ...

Johnny Horton/ allmusic.com Johnny Horton as a balladeer Honky-tonk music wouldn’t be the same without Johnny Horton. He was the pioneering figure that managed to infuse honky-tonk with an urgent rockabilly underpinning. Aside from this, his saga ballads have also ...

Country artists who sang “I’m a One Woman Man:” (clockwise) Johnny Horton, Steve Young, George Jones, Josh Turner, Glen Campbell | Photo credit: bettyloumusic.com, theweightonline.blogspot.com, readthehook.com, Youtube, independent.co.uk This should be every man’s theme song. While you can’t compel all ...

https://www.jambase.com/band/josh-turner Undeniably, Josh Turner’s voice can make a song so soothing to the ears. Perhaps, it’s due to his smooth, deep-toned voice. Also, he has a soul for the old country sound which makes it more appealing. One of the songs ...

Johnny Reb | Photo: Screen grabbed from Youtube In his song “Battle of the Bull Run,” Johnny Horton recounted the bloody encounters between the Confederate and Union armies during the American Civil War in the 1860s. As historical literature presented, ...

The Battle of Bull Run | Photo credit: Youtube Johnny Horton was among the legends of country music who recorded several songs that pertain to wars. Hence, he was considered the American war balladeer. Through his music, he was able to ...

Johnny Horton / (Photo credit: Youtube) If you fell in love with Johnny Horton‘s “Battle of New Orleans,” you’ll surely like his “Sink the Bismarck” hit. And, if ever you’ve watched the movie that inspired this song, you could probably relate to it. “Sink the ...

“North to Alaska” is a 1960 top hit ballad recorded by Johnny Horton. The movie, North to Alaska, featured this track. Throughout Horton’s career, several of his songs became soundtracks in a movie. However, this song was special because it was the ...

In 1959 Columbia Records released “When It’s Springtime in Alaska (It’s Forty Below)”, a single recorded by Johnny Horton. It was Horton’s sixth appearance on the country chart and the first of three number ones on the country chart. The single spent twenty-three weeks on ...

“Honky-Tonk Man” is a song by American country music singer Johnny Horton. Mr. Horton co-wrote the track with two other men. Johnny himself made his own cover of “Honky-Tonk Man”. Released in March 1956, it was his debut single for Columbia records. The said ...

“(I’m a) One-Woman Man” is a song by American country music artists Johnny Horton and Tillman Franks. The names Johnny and Tillman co-penned the said song. Originally, it was a single that Johnny Horton released in 1956. Johnny’s version peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Hot ...

In April 1959, Johnny Horton’s released his cover of a tune that delivered a comical interpretation of a historical event that involved our American soldiers. Written by Jimmy Driftwood, The Battle of New Orleans is a lighter take on the ...