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NORTH TO ALASKA

 
SONG & HIT DETAILS
 
Artist Name: JOHNNY HORTON
 
 
Song Author: Johnny Horton, Tillman Franks
 
 
Year Recorded: 1960
 
SONG PROFILE
 
North to Alaska

Single by Johnny Horton
from the album Greatest Hits
B-side "Mansion You Stole"
Released August 22, 1960
Genre Country
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Johnny Horton
Tillman Franks
Producer Don Law

"North to Alaska" is a 1960 hit song by Johnny Horton which featured in the movie of the same name. Though Horton had sung several popular movie tie-in songs, this was the first one that was sung over the opening titles.

Co-written with Tillman Franks, "North to Alaska" topped Billboard magazine's Country Singles chart, reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and eight on Norway Singles Chart

U.S. Billboard Hot C&W Sides 1
Australia Singles Chart 2
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 4
Norway Singles Chart 8
UK Singles Chart 23