“Sink the Bismark” (later “Sink the Bismarck”), a song written by Johnny Horton and Tilman Franks, was recorded by Johnny Horton for the Columbia label, on January 7, 1960, in Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN, Johnny Horton was accompanied in the recording session by: Grady Martin (guitar), Hank Garland (guitar), Tommy Tomlinson (steel), Joseph Zinkan (bass) and Buddy Harman (drums). With the production of Don Law, the song was released on January 18, 1960. R
"Johnny Reb" is a Confederate soldier's song written in 1959 by Merle Kilgore and popularized by Johnny Horton
Johnny Reb or Johnny Rebel is the national personification of the Southern states of the United States, or less generally, the Confederacy during the American Civil War. Patriots used Johnny Reb and his Union counterpart Billy Yank to symbolize the common soldiers in the American Civil War of the 1860s.
Johnny Reb is usually pictured in gray wool uniform with the typical kepi-style fora
Johnny Horton - The Electrified Donkey.
This song is by Johnny Horton and appears on the Compilation Rockin' Rollin' Johnny Horton (1981).
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 them, he had several major successes, most notably during 1959 with the song "The Battle of New Orleans" (wri