The First Train Headin South - Johnny Horton - North To Alaska And Other Great Hits
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Seven Comes Eleven. I Can't Forget You. Out In New Mexico. Tetched In The Head. Just Walk A Little Closer. I Love You Baby. The Spectacular Johnny Horton - The Battle Of New Orleans. Whispering Pines. The First Train Headin' South. Lost Highway. Joe's Been A-Gittin' There. Sam Magee. By this time Horton was appearing regularly on Louisiana Hayrideso he and Donna moved to Shreveport, Louisianawhere the show was recorded. He also signed a contract with Mercury Records and began recording. He and his new backup band, the Rowley Trio, began touring under the name The Singing Fisherman and the Rowley Trio ineventually changing the name to Johnny Horton and the Roadrunners.
The group included Horton as lead singer, Jerry Rowley on fiddle, his wife Evelyn on piano, and his sister Vera Dido on guitars. The constant touring was hard on Horton's marriage, and Donna moved back to Los Angeles. They were soon divorced. Horton parted ways with the Rowley trio, but continued to appear occasionally on Louisiana Hayride. His contract with Mercury expired in latewith his recording of "All for the Love of a Girl" Mercury being his best seller, at 35, to 45, copies.
Horton, himself always an avid fisherman, got a job in a tackle shop and put his music career on hiatus. But by the following year, his new manager and bassist Tillman Franks had obtained Horton a one-year contract with Columbia Records. Influenced by the work of Elvis PresleyHorton began adopting a more rockabilly style.
They went out on tour, with the band featuring Franks on bass and Tommy Tomlinson on guitar. The funky sound and pounding beat in the backing suggest the kind of atmosphere he describes. A very The First Train Headin South - Johnny Horton - North To Alaska And Other Great Hits jukebox record. This ever more popular stylist ought The First Train Headin South - Johnny Horton - North To Alaska And Other Great Hits expand his circle of fans with this one.
Horton returned to the studio on May 23, but the "A" side of his next single, "I'm a One Woman Man" Columbiawas one of the songs recorded back in January. Billboard described "One Woman Man" as a "smart and polished job," and Horton as "singing with a light, airy touch.
Guitar work is just as convincing, adding up to listenable, commercial stuff". On February 9, Billboard noted that "not only Southern markets are doing good business with this, but Northern cities report that both country and pop customers are going for this in a big way". On the night of November 4—5, Jig - Ricciotti Ensemble - Op!, Horton and two other band members, Tommy Tomlinson and Tillman Frankswere travelling from Austin, TexasHold Your Head Up High - Unknown Artist - DJ Tools Volume 1 Shreveport when they collided with an oncoming truck on a bridge near Milano in Milam CountyTexas.
Johnny Cash did one of the Depeche Mode - London 1982, choosing Chapter 20 from the Book of John. When Johnny Cash, a good friend of Horton's, learned about the accident he said, "[I] locked myself in one of the hotel's barrooms and cried. Some racist songs by Johnny Rebel have sometimes been incorrectly associated with Horton.
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