John LaGale "Johnny" Horton (April 30, 1925 – November 5, 1960) was an American country music, honky tonk and rockabilly singer and musician, during the 1950s and early 1960s, best known for his international hits beginning with the 1959 single "The Battle of New Orleans", which was awarded the 1960 Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Recording.
Country: US. Released: 1961. Genre: Folk, World, & Country. Written-By – M. Phillips.
Donald Eugene Gibson (April 3, 1928 – November 17, 2003) was an American country musician. Gibson was born in Shelby, North Carolina into a poor working-class family, he dropped out of school in the second grade. Gibson's first band was called Sons of the Soil, with whom he made his first recording in 1948 . Donald Eugene Gibson (April 3, 1928 – November 17, 2003) was an American country musician.
Ships from and sold by gmara42. While Louisiana Hayride star Johnny Horton's 1956 Top 10 debut "Honky Tonk Man" strode the line between rockabilly and honky-tonk minimalism, he found his niche in 1959 with a short-lived phenomenon known as the saga song: newly penned tunes, based on or inspired by historical events. The song that rendered Horton immortal? A rousing rendition of folksinger Jimmie Driftwood's War of 1812 number "The Battle of New Orleans," which topped both the country and pop charts for weeks. Riding a winner, Horton kept the momentum going with the Civil War-themed "Johnny.
Saga Songs and Historical Ballads. The Complete Johnny Horton (Remastered). See All. Look What Thoughts Will Do. Lefty Frizzell. American Originals: Stonewall Jackson.
Biography by Bruce Eder. Fondly remembered country singer-songwriter whose songs conveyed deep despair and heartbreak. Don Gibson & Los I. on Gibson. That Gibson Boy. Don Gibson. See Full Discography. Similar to. Nat Stuckey.
Donald Eugene "Don" Gibson (April 3, 1928 – November 17, 2003) was an American songwriter and country musician. A Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, Gibson wrote such country standards as "Sweet Dreams" and "I Can't Stop Loving You", and enjoyed a string of country hits from 1957 into the mid-1970s. YouTube Encyclopedic. Roy Orbison was a great fan of Gibson's songwriting, and in 1967, he recorded an album of his songs simply titled Roy Orbison Sings Don Gibson. Gibson's wide appeal was also shown in Neil Young's recorded version of "Oh Lonesome Me" on his 1970 album After the Gold Rush, which is one of the few songs Young has recorded that he did not write. Gibson was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1973.
No One Will Ever Know. 7. Beautiful Dreamer. This is an absolutely stunning collection of essential Don Gibson material from his greatest years as both a songwriter and as a recording artist. Germany's Bear Family label has assembled four discs containing a total of 122 performances with many alternate takes, B-sides and previously unissued recordings. These were golden years for country music as pop, and Gibson rode the charts like a lion at the beginning of the '60s brining the folksiness and writing acumen of Hank Williams and Leon Payne, the smooth vocalizing of Jim Reeves, and the sheer stylized image of the lonesome rambler who is always glad to see a new face as he travels.
|A1||–Johnny Horton||The Battle Of New Orleans|
|A2||–Johnny Horton||Sink The Bismark|
|A3||–Johnny Horton||North To Alaska|
|A4||–Johnny Horton||Whispering Pines|
|A5||–Johnny Horton||The Sinking Of The Reuben James|
|A6||–Johnny Horton||All For The Love Of A Girl|
|A7||–Johnny Horton||Johnny Reb|
|A8||–Johnny Horton||The Golden Rocket|
|A9||–Johnny Horton||The Battle Of Bull Run|
|A10||–Johnny Horton||When It'S Springtime In Alaska (It's Forty Below)|
|A11||–Johnny Horton||The First Train Heading South|
|B1||–Don Gibson||Blue Blue Day|
|B2||–Don Gibson||Oh Lonesome Me|
|B3||–Don Gibson||Sea Of Heartbreak|
|B4||–Don Gibson||Take These Chains From My Heart|
|B5||–Don Gibson||Lonesome Number One|
|B6||–Don Gibson||Release Me|
|B7||–Don Gibson||I Can't Stop Loving You|
|B8||–Don Gibson||There Goes My Everything|
|B9||–Don Gibson||Touch The Morning|
|B10||–Don Gibson||Funny, Familiar Feelings|
|B11||–Don Gibson||I'm All Wrapped Up In You|
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