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Horton, Johnny

Full name John LaGale Horton. Born 1929 in Los Angeles, Calif., but raised in Tyler, Texas. A regular on the Gibson Jamboree (KLTV-TV, Tyler, Texas) in 1956. A regular on the Louisiana Hayride (KWKH, Shreveport, La.). Died in 1960.

Artist image
Source: Jim Hilmar

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 Records 1-242 of 242

Date Label & Number Image Title & Credits Matrix Comps
1952/Mar. 15
Bb c&w rev.
Abbott (Calif.)  108  [78]Label shot
No rating Somebody's Rockin' My Broken Heart — Johnny Horton And Billy Barton
(from 78)
b  
    Label shot
No rating Betty Lorraine — Johnny Horton
(from 78)
a  
1952/Mar. 15
Bb c&w rev.
Abbott (Calif.)  108  [45]No rating Somebody's Rockin' My Broken Heart — Johnny Horton And Billy Barton
(from unknown source)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#32)
Bullet CCL LP 1121 (#14)
Bullet Cactus CD Abbott 1 (#26)
Bullet P-Vine CD 2467 (#17)
    No rating Betty Lorraine — Johnny Horton
(from unknown source)
  Bullet CCL LP 1121 (#10)
1952/Mar. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Abbott (Calif.)  109  [78]Label shot
No rating Bawlin' Baby — Johnny Horton And Hillbilly Barton
(from 78)
a  
    Label shot
No rating Rhythm In My Baby's Walk — Johnny Horton
(from 78)
b  
1952/Mar. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Abbott (Calif.)  109  [45]Non-pertinent Bawlin' Baby — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15936)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15936 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#10)
Bullet CCL LP 1121 (#15)
Bullet Cactus CD Abbott 1 (#7)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#21)
    No rating Rhythm In My Baby's Walk — Johnny Horton   Bullet CCL LP 1121 (#16)
Bullet P-Vine CD 2467 (#16)
1952/Aug. 2
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  6412  [78]No rating First Train Headin' South — Johnny Horton YB7408  
    No rating ( I Wished For An Angel But) The Devil Sent Me You — Johnny Horton YB7410  
1952/Aug. 2
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  6412-X45 [45]Label shot
No rating First Train Headin' South — Johnny Horton
(from unknown source)
YW7408 Bullet Bear Family LP 15248 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#26)
Bullet Official CD 5055 (#8)
    Label shot
No rating ( I Wished For An Angel But) The Devil Sent Me You — Johnny Horton
(from unknown source)
YW7410  
1953/Mar. 21
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  70100  [78]Label shot
No rating Tennessee Jive — Johnny Horton YB 7447  
    Label shot
No rating The Mansion You Stole — Johnny Horton YB 7445  
1953/Mar. 21
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  70100-x45 [45]Pertinent Tennessee Jive — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
YW7447 Bullet Bear Family LP 15248 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#2)
Bullet CCL LP 1121 (#6)
Bullet Hop CD 004 (#5)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 170 (#8)
    Non-pertinent The Mansion You Stole — Johnny Horton YW7445 Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#16)
 
 
Mercury (Ill.) EP-1-3091  [45 EP]
Requestfully Yours [mono]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating First Train Headin' South — Johnny Horton B  
    No rating The Mansion You Stole — Johnny Horton B  
    Label shot
No rating Red Lips And Warm Red Wine — Johnny Horton A  
    No rating You, You, You — Johnny Horton A Bullet Bear Family LP 15248 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#15)
Bullet CCL LP 1121 (#7)
Bullet Cactus CD Merc. 1 (#26)
1956/Mar. 10
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  21504  [78]Label shot
No rating Honky-Tonk Man — Johnny Horton CO 54469  
    No rating I'm Ready, If You're Willing — Johnny Horton    
1956/Mar. 10
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21504  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Honky-Tonk Man — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
JZSP 37865 Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16722 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#3)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5711 (#23)
Bullet CBS LP 83911 (#13)
Bullet Columbia (U.S.) LP 8779 (#1)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#60)
Bullet Friedman Fairfax CD 307 (#3)
    Label shot
Pertinent I'm Ready, If You're Willing — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
JZSP 37866 Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#16)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#16)
Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#9)
1956/July 28
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  21538  [78]Label shot
No rating I Don't Like I Did — Johnny Horton    
    Label shot
No rating I'm A One-Woman Man — Johnny Horton    
1956/July 28
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21538  [45]Label shot
Pertinent I Don't Like I Did — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
JZSP 38661 Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#13)
Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#11)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 21 (#21)
    Label shot
Borderline I'm A One-Woman Man — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
JZSP 37864 Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#11)
Bullet Columbia (U.S.) LP 8779 (#7)
1957/Jan. 5
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  40813-c [78]Label shot
No rating I'm Coming Home — Johnny Horton CO 56982  
    No rating I Got A Hole In My Pirogue — Johnny Horton CO 54471  
1957/Jan. 5
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-40813-c [45]Label shot
Pertinent I'm Coming Home — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
JZSP 39657 Bullet Ace CD 786 (#24)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16722 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#4)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5710 (#20)
Bullet CBS LP 82401 (#20)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37984 (#15)
Bullet Club LP 017 (#19)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62173 (#24)
Bullet Epic LP 37984 (#15)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#46)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#23)
Bullet Fed CD 07 (#34)
Bullet Mustang CD 3 (#35)
Bullet One Day Music CD 153 (#10)
    Label shot
Borderline I Got A Hole In My Pirogue — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
JZSP 37867 Bullet Columbia (U.S.) LP 8779 (#3)
1957/Apr. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  40919-c [78]No rating The Woman I Need — Johnny Horton    
    No rating She Knows Why — Johnny Horton    
1957/Apr. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-40919-c [45]Label shot
Pertinent The Woman I Need — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
JZSP 41299 Bullet Ace CD 785 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#15)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16722 (#25)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#5)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5710 (#9)
Bullet CBS LP 82401 (#9)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62172 (#7)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 173 (#32)
Bullet One Day Music CD 153 (#27)
    Label shot
Borderline She Knows Why — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
JZSP 41298 Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#14)
Bullet Columbia (U.S.) LP 8779 (#4)
 
 
Columbia (N.Y.) B-2130  [45 EP]
Honky-Tonk Man [mono]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating Honky-Tonk Man — Johnny Horton ZEP 39924  
    No rating I'm A One-Woman Man — Johnny Horton ZEP 39924  
    Label shot
No rating I'm Coming Home — Johnny Horton ZEP 39927  
    No rating I Got A Hole In My Pirogue — Johnny Horton ZEP 39927  
1957/Aug. 26
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  40986  [78]No rating Let's Take The Long Way Home — Johnny Horton    
    No rating I'll Do It Everytime — Johnny Horton    
1957/Aug. 26
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-40986  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Let's Take The Long Way Home — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
JZSP 41919 Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#17)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#12)
Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#13)
    Label shot
Pertinent I'll Do It Everytime — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
JZSP 41917 Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#28)
1957/Nov. 11
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  41043  [78]No rating Lover's Rock — Johnny Horton    
    No rating You're My Baby — Johnny Horton    
1957/Nov. 11
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41043  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Lover's Rock — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
JZSP 41920 Bullet Ace CD 785 (#15)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#18)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#8)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5711 (#4)
Bullet CBS LP 82993 (#14)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37984 (#23)
Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#5)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62172 (#15)
Bullet Epic LP 37984 (#23)
Bullet Pan American CD 56008 (#6)
    Label shot
Pertinent You're My Baby — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
JZSP 41918 Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#30)
Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#4)
Bullet Pan American CD 56026 (#10)
1958/Feb. 10
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  41110  [78]No rating Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor — Johnny Horton    
    No rating The Wild One — Johnny Horton    
1958/Feb. 10
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41110  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
JZSP 42804 Bullet Ace CD 786 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#19)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16722 (#16)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#2)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5710 (#30)
Bullet CBS LP 82993 (#10)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37618 (#5)
Bullet Columbia (U.S.) LP 8779 (#11)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62173 (#5)
Bullet Epic LP 37618 (#5)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 173 (#25)
Bullet Lucky CD 602 (#23)
Bullet MSIF CD 2002 (#4)
Bullet One Day Music CD 153 (#18)
Bullet Rhino CD 70742 (#4)
Bullet Sony Music Special Prod. CD 75064 (#5)
    Label shot
Pertinent The Wild One — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
JZSP 42805 Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#15)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#20)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#15)
Bullet Columbia (U.S.) LP 8779 (#10)
1958/July 21
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  41210  [78]No rating All Grown Up — Johnny Horton    
    No rating Counterfeit Love — Johnny Horton    
1958/July 21
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41210  [45]Label shot
Pertinent All Grown Up — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
JZSP 44033 Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#10)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 098 (#66)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent Counterfeit Love — Johnny Horton JZSP 44031  
1959/July 6
Bb pop rev.
Dot (Calif.) 45-15966  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
Borderline Shadows On The Old Bayou — Johnny Horton MW-13055 Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#8)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent Plaid & Calico — Johnny Horton MW-13054  
1959/Apr. 13
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  41339  [78]No rating The Battle Of New Orleans — Johnny Horton    
    No rating All For The Love Of A Girl — Johnny Horton    
1959/Apr. 13
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41339  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating The Battle Of New Orleans — Johnny Horton ZSP 45741  
    Label shot
No rating All For The Love Of A Girl — Johnny Horton ZSP 45742  
1959/July 27
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  41437  [78]No rating Sal's Got A Sugarlip — Johnny Horton    
    No rating Johnny Reb — Johnny Horton    
1959/July 27
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41437  [45]Label shot
No rating Sal's Got A Sugarlip — Johnny Horton
(from unknown source)
JZSP 48125 Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#2)
    Label shot
No rating Johnny Reb — Johnny Horton
(from unknown source)
JZSP 48124  
1959/Oct. 19
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41502  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Take Me Like I Am — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
ZSP 48835 Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#1)
    Label shot
Pertinent I'm Ready, If You're Willing — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
ZSP 48834 Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#8)
1959/Nov. 16
Bb xmas rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41522  [45]Label shot
Borderline The Electrified Donkey — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
ZSP 48859 Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#9)
Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#1)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent They Shined Up Rudolph's Nose — Johnny Horton ZSP 48853 Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#15)
Bullet Jan/Star Club LP 8038 (#2)
1960/Jan. 25
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41568  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating The Same Old Tale The Crow Told Me — Johnny Horton ZSP 49451  
    Label shot
No rating Sink The Bismark — Johnny Horton ZSP 49450  
 
 
Columbia (N.Y.) B-1362-1  [45 EP]Pertinent First Train Headin' South [alt. vers.] — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
  Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#7)
    No rating Lost Highway — Johnny Horton    
 
 
Columbia (N.Y.) B-1362-2  [45 EP]Label shot
No rating When It's Springtime In Alaska (It's Forty Below) — Johnny Horton ZEP 47387  
    Pertinent Cherokee Boogie — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
ZEP 47387 Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16723 (#22)
Bullet Tiger LP 101 (#3)
    No rating Sam Magee — Johnny Horton    
    No rating Joe's Been A-Gittin' There — Johnny Horton    
 
 
Columbia (N.Y.) B-1362-3  [45 EP]Pertinent Got The Bull By The Horns — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#7)
Bullet Mustang CD 1 (#16)
Bullet Tiger LP 101 (#2)
    No rating All For The Love Of A Girl — Johnny Horton    
    No rating The Golden Rocket — Johnny Horton    
    No rating Mister Moonlight — Johnny Horton   Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#21)
1960/June 6
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41685  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating Comanche — Johnny Horton ZSP 50649  
    Label shot
No rating Johnny Freedom — Johnny Horton ZSP 50650  
1961/Mar. 13
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41963  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
Non-pertinent Sleepy Eyed John — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
ZSP 53088 Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#14)
Bullet Columbia (U.S.) LP 8779 (#8)
    Label shot
No rating They'll Never Take Her Love From Me — Johnny Horton ZSP 53089 Bullet Columbia (U.S.) LP 8779 (#5)
1961/July 31
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-42063  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
Non-pertinent Ole Slew Foot — Johnny Horton ZSP 54439 Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#13)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37984 (#13)
Bullet Columbia (U.S.) LP 8779 (#6)
Bullet Epic LP 37984 (#13)
    Label shot
No rating Miss Marcy — Johnny Horton ZSP 54440  
1962/Feb. 17
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-42302  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
Pertinent Honky-Tonk Man — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
JZSP 56024  
    Label shot
Non-pertinent Words — Johnny Horton JZSP 48123  
1962/Dec. 29
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-42653  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
Pertinent All Grown Up — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
ZSP 58612  
    Label shot
Pertinent I'm A One-Woman Man — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
ZSP 58611  
1963
(Bb est.)
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-42774  [45]Label shot
Borderline Sugar-Coated Baby — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
ZSP 59741 Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#11)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#11)
Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#10)
    Label shot
No rating When It's Springtime In Alaska (It's Forty Below) — Johnny Horton ZSP 45233  
1964/Mar. 21
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-42993  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
Pertinent Tell My Baby I Love Her — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
ZSP 77161 Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#16)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#6)
Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#3)
    Label shot
Pertinent Hooray For That Little Difference — Johnny Horton
(from 45)
ZSP 77160 Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#14)
1964/Oct. 10
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-43143  [45]Label shot
No rating The Same Old Tale The Crow Told Me — Johnny Horton
(from unknown source)
ZSP 49451 Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#6)
    Label shot
No rating Lost Highway — Johnny Horton
(from unknown source)
ZSP 78841  
1965
(Bb est.)
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-43228  [45]Label shot
No rating Rock Island Line — Johnny Horton
(from unknown source)
ZSP 79655 Bullet CCL LP 1140 (#7)
    Label shot
No rating I Just Don't Like This Kind Of Livin' — Johnny Horton
(from unknown source)
ZSP 79654  
1960
(BSN est.)
Dot (Calif.) DLP-3221  [LP]
Johnny Horton [mono]
No rating Plaid And Calico — Johnny Horton    
    No rating Coal, Smoke, Valve Oil And Steam — Johnny Horton    
    No rating Devilish Love Light — Johnny Horton    
    No rating Done Rovin' — Johnny Horton    
    No rating Mean Mean Mean Son Of A Gun — Johnny Horton   Bullet ABC (Germany) LP 28 082 ET (#10)
    No rating Gobble, The Houn' Dog — Johnny Horton    
    No rating Shadows On The Old Bayou — Johnny Horton    
    No rating In My Home In Shelby County — Johnny Horton   Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#25)
    No rating Go And Wash Your Dirty Feet — Johnny Horton    
    No rating Smokey Joe's Barbeque — Johnny Horton   Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#4)
    No rating Long Rocky Road — Johnny Horton    
    No rating Words — Johnny Horton    
 
 
Crown (Calif.)  LP cut  [LP]No rating Guitar Stomp — Johnny Horton   Bullet P-Vine CD 2467 (#18)
 
 
[live recording]     [ ]Pertinent Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor — Johnny Horton
(from Scena CD 271901)
   
 
 
Columbia (N.Y.)     [unissued]Non-pertinent Sal's Got A Sugarlip [alt. vers.] — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
  Bullet Bear Family LP 15069 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18008 (#1)
1959
 
Columbia (N.Y.)     [unissued]Borderline Ole Slew Foot [alt. vers.] — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15543)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15543 (#1)
 
 
[need info]     [ ]No rating Everytime I'm Kissing You — Johnny Horton   Bullet Columbia (U.S.) LP 8779 (#9)
    No rating Goodbye Lonesome, Hello Baby Doll — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 16723)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#31)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16723 (#7)
Bullet Columbia (U.S.) LP 8779 (#2)
    Non-pertinent Shotgun Boogie — Johnny Horton
(from Bear Family CD 15936)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15936 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16354 (#11)
Bullet Lucky CD 602 (#22)
Bullet Presto CD 11 (#58)

 Records 1-242 of 242

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