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JOHNNY HORTON


JOHNNY HORTON
 
Johnny Horton in concert.


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: John Gale Horton
 
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Hit song - "North to Alaska" (1960)
 
Instruments: Voice
Music Styles: Country, Easy Listening
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/HH/fhort.html
 
Date Born: 30th April 1927
Location Born: Tyler, United States of America
 
Date Died: 5th November 1960
Location Died: Milano, Texas, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Car crash
Memorial: Horton is buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Haughton east of Bossier City.
 
Summary: Horton was born in Los Angeles but raised in the town of Rusk in east Texas. His family trekked back and forth from California often as migrant fruit pickers but always returned to the Rusk/Gallatin area in East Texas.
 
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