North to Alaska was a hit song of the 1960’s.
The song was written by Mike Phillips.
In 1960, Johnny Horton sang the song in the movie, also named North to Alaska
. Horton sang the song over the opening titles of the movie.
The song North to Alaska topped the Billboard Magazine’s Country Singles Chart and reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.
North to Alaska was voted as one of the Top 100 Western Songs of all times by the Western Writers of America.
Johnny Horton died on November 5, 1960, shortly after the release of North to Alaska.
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