Jimmy Driftwood

Antiwar songs by Jimmy Driftwood
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Jimmy DriftwoodJimmy Driftwood (born James Corbitt Morris, 1907-1998) was a prolific folk singer-songwriter ‎who wrote over 6,000 songs. He gained national fame in 1959 when Johnny Horton recorded ‎Driftwood’s song, “The Battle of New Orleans.” Even after Driftwood had risen to fame, he ‎continued living in rural Stone County, spending most of his time promoting and preserving the ‎music and heritage of the Ozark Mountains.‎