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Johnny Horton

David Burke, Vintage Rock, 2014

THE ANNALS OF rock 'n' roll are littered with tragic narratives of lives cut short in their prime, whether it be Eddie Cochran's death in a road traffic accident, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper perishing when the small aircraft on which they were passengers crashed, or Elvis Presley's ruinous descent into dependency on prescribed medication. 

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