The American hitmaker of the songs 'The Battle of New Orleans' (1959) and 'Sink the Bismarck' (1960) who was known for his country music, honky tonk, and rockabilly themes.
April 30, 1925
November 05, 1960
Los Angeles, California
Johnny Horton was a highly successful American country music performer who also found his niche with his honky-tonk and rockabilly music and historical songs. Nicknamed as ‘The Singing Fisherman’, he became a remarkable hit with his 1959 number ‘When It’s Springtime In Alaska (It’s Forty Below)’.