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Johnny Horton

AboutJohnny Horton

John Gale Horton (April 30, 1925  – November 5, 1960), known professionally as Johnny Horton, was an American country music singer who was most famous for his semi-folk, so-called "saga songs" which launched the "historical ballad" craze of the late 1950s and early 1960s.