Hoyt Axton

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Birthday
25, 1938
Birthplace
Duncan, OK
Death Date
Oct 26, 1999 (61)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
25, 1938
Birthplace
Duncan, OK
Death Date
Oct 26, 1999 (61)

About

Folk musician best known for Joy to the World and The Pusher. He was prominent in the early 1960s.

Before Fame

He attended Oklahoma State University.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Oklahoma Country Music Hall of Fame eight years after his death.

Family Life

He married fourth wife Deborah Hawkins in 1997. His mother was Mae Boren Axton, who co-wrote Heartbreak Hotel, Elvis Presley's first major hit.

Associated With

He was in the 1984 film Gremlins with Phoebe Cates.