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The Battle Of New Orleans (Album Version)
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North To Alaska* (Album Version)
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Sink The Bismarck+ (Album Version)
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Johnny Reb (Album Version)
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Whispering Pines (Album Version)

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Although he is better-remembered for his historical songs, Johnny Horton was one of the best and most popular honky tonk singers of the late '50s. Horton managed to infuse honky tonk with an urgent rockabilly underpinning. His career may have been cut short by a fatal car crash in 1960, but his music reverberated throughout the next three decades. Horton was born in Los Angeles in 1925, the son of sharecropping parents. During his childhood, his family continually moved between... Read more

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