1998 – Singer/songwriter Jimmy Driftwood dies in F… Read more

1998 – Singer/songwriter Jimmy Driftwood dies in F…

1998 – Singer/songwriter Jimmy Driftwood dies in Fayetteville, Ark., of a heart attack. He is 91. Driftwood, who was born James Corbett Morris, was best known for writing the Grammy-winning songs “The Battle Of New Orleans,” “Wilderness Road,” and Tennessee Stud. Early life Driftwood was born in Mountain View, Arkansas on 20 June 1907. Driftwood’s […]