Hoyt Axton



Age: 61


Summary: country music singer-songwriter and actor who became prominent in the early 1960's and 1970's by establishing himself on the West Coast as a folk singer with an earthy style and powerful voice, in which some of his songwriting efforts became well known throughout the world and among them were Della and the Dealer, Joy to the World (which many know better by its opening lyric, "Jeremiah was a bullfrog!"), and Greenback Dollar.



Cause of Death: Heart attack


Born: March 25, 1938


Died: October 26, 1999


Location: Victor, Montana