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Honky Tonk Man: The Essential Johnny Horton, 1956-1960

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Download links and information about Honky Tonk Man: The Essential Johnny Horton, 1956-1960 by Johnny Horton. This album was released in 1996 and it belongs to Rock, Country, Rockabilly genres. It contains 36 tracks with total duration of 01:22:59 minutes.

Artist: Johnny Horton
Release date: 1996
Genre: Rock, Country, Rockabilly
Tracks: 36
Duration: 01:22:59
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Honky Tonk Man 2:10
2. I'm a One-Woman Man 1:57
3. Take Me Like I Am 2:33
4. I Don't Like I Did (Before) 2:07
5. Hooray for That Little Difference 1:53
6. I'm Coming Home 2:03
7. She Knows Why 2:19
8. The Woman I Need (Honky Tonk Mind) 2:12
9. Goodbye Lonesome (Hello, Baby Doll) 2:18
10. I'll Do It Every Time 2:21
11. Let's Take the Long Way Home 2:06
12. Lover's Rock 2:34
13. Honky-Tonk Hardwood Floor 2:18
14. The Wild One 1:54
15. Hot In the Sugarcane Field 1:57
16. Wise to the Ways of a Woman 2:10
17. Out In New Mexico 2:19
18. I Love You Baby 2:00
19. All Grown Up 1:52
20. Got the Bull By the Horns 1:52
21. When It's Springtime In Alaska (It's Forty Below) 2:34
22. The Battle of New Orleans 2:29
23. Lost Highway 2:33
24. Cherokee Boogie 2:27
25. The Golden Rocket 2:03
26. Words 2:28
27. Johnny Reb 2:17
28. Sal's Got a Sugar Lip 1:57
29. The Electrified Donkey 2:21
30. Sink the Bismark 3:11
31. Ole Slew Foot 2:19
32. Sleepy-Eyed John 2:39
33. The Mansion You Stole 3:06
34. North to Alaska 2:47
35. Evil Hearted Me 3:08
36. You Don't Move Me Baby Anymore 1:45

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Before he was killed by a drunk driver in Milano, Texas on November 5, 1960, Johnny Horton recorded one of the most diverse bodies of song of any mid-century country performer. He started out in hard honky-tonk music, and “Honky Tonk Man,” “I’m a One-Woman Man” and every other song on disc one of this collection still stand alongside Hank Williams and George Jones as that genre’s greatest works. A handful of especially raucous songs, including “I’m Coming Home,” “Lover’s Rock,” and “Honky-Tonk Hardwood Floor,” are enough to confirm Horton’s dual legacy as one of the great rockabilly performers of the late ‘50s. Toward the end of his career, Horton shifted his focus, and found success with historical songs (“The Battle of New Orleans,” “Johnny Reb”) and humorous numbers (“The Electrified Donkey”). Though Horton was shaped by the tastes and expectations of mainstream Nashville, his material was always underscored by charisma and soulfulness. Nowhere is this better shown than on “Lost Highway” and “Words,” which turns the usually brash attitude of country music into something hushed and spare.