Hoyt Axton

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Legal name: Hoyt Wayne Axton


Hoyt Wayne Axton (March 25, 1938 – October 26, 1999) was an American folk music singer-songwriter, and a film and television actor. He became prominent in the early 1960s, establishing himself on the West Coast as a folk singer with an earthy style and powerful voice. As he matured, some of his songwriting became well known throughout the world. Among them were "Joy to the World", "The Pusher", "No No Song", "Greenback Dollar", "Della and the Dealer" and "Never Been to Spain".

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Year Title RatingReleases
1962 The Balladeer 1
1963 Saturday's Child 1
1963 Thunder 'n Lightnin' 1
1964 Explodes 1
1969 My Griffin Is Gone 1
1971 Country Anthem 1
1971 Joy to the World 1
1974 Life Machine 1
1975 Southbound 1
1980 A Rusty Old Halo 1
1980 Where Did the Money Go? 1
1991 Road Songs 1
1995 Snowblind Friend 1
2000 Lonesome Road 1
A Rusty Old Halo / Where Did the Money Go 1
Free Sailin' 1
Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog 1
Pistol Packin' Mama / Spin of the Wheel 1
The Balladeer and Other Early Songs 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
2000 All-Time Favorites 1
2004 Flashes of Fire: Hoyt's Very Best 1962-1990 1
American Originals 1
Gotta Keep Rollin': The Jeremiah Years 1979-81 1

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
Hoyt Axton Live 1

Unspecified type

Year Title RatingReleases
2001 The A&M Years Disc 01 1
2001 The A&M Years Disc 02 1

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