Johnny Horton

Johnny Horton
1925 - 1960

Johnny Horton  American Country Musician


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

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Longest Relationship7 yrs, 10 mths
Shortest Relationship7 yrs, 10 mths
Average Relationship Length7 yrs, 10 mths
First Name Johnny
Last Name Horton
Full Name at Birth John Gale Horton
Alternative Name the Singing Fisherman, The Singing Fisherman
Age 35 (age at death) years
Birthday 30th April, 1925
Birthplace Los Angeles, CA
Died 5th November, 1960
Place of Death Milano, Texas, USA
Cause of Death car accident
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer
Occupation Country Musician
Music Genre (Text) Country music, folk music, rockabilly
Music Genre Country
Year(s) Active 1950–1960
Music Style Honky Tonk, Traditional Country, Nashville Sound/Countrypolitan, Country Boogie, Pop/Rock, Rockabilly
Music Mood Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Earthy, Rollicking, Playful, Bright, Warm, Relaxed, Light, Sentimental, Rustic, Reflective, Pastoral
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Guitar
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Brian P LongfordMay 16, 2011

I have been a fan of Johnny Horton since i was in high school and still like him and his music and thats a long time

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