Did country-folk-rockabilly legend Johnny Horton predict the exact circumstances of his own death?  Did he reach out to his friends Johnny Cash and Merle Kilgore from beyond the grave, not once, but twice? 

On this episode, Richard explores the strange premonitions and after-death communications of the singer, songwriter, best known for his version of The Battle of New Orleans and his other historical saga songs, North to Alaska and The Sinking of the Bismark.

 

GUESTS:

Jim Harold is among America's most popular paranormal podcast hosts. With his free programs, The Paranormal Podcast and Jim Harold’s Campfire, Jim has developed a loyal following over the last 13 years that spans the globe. After over a decade of working on the business side of media, Jim decided it was time to dust off his broadcast training and step back behind the mic. A lifelong interest in the paranormal, combined with his love of broadcasting and technology, have resulted in some of the most successful podcasts of their type to date.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Communication Theory and Methodology and is accredited as a Certified Digital Media Consultant by the Radio Advertising Bureau. Jim has also had the opportunity to teach at the university level. Each of his five books have been #1 supernatural best sellers on Kindle at various times. Check out his best-selling True Ghost Stories series of books.

Micah Hanks
Since an early age, Micah Hanks has held a long fascination with the more unique scientific mysteries this world has to offer. A self proclaimed (but not self-righteous) skeptic, Micah works as a writer and researcher, as a well as a radio personality whose work addresses a variety of unexplained phenomena. Over the last decade, his research has taken him into studies of the more esoteric realms of the strange and unusual, as well as cultural phenomena, human history, and the prospects of our technological future as a species as influenced by science.

He is author of several books, including Magic, Mysticism and the Molecule, Reynolds Mansion: An Invitation to the Past, and his 2012 New Page Books release, The UFO Singularity. Hanks is also an executive editor for Intrepid Magazine, and consulting editor for FATE Magazine and The Journal of Anomalous Sciences. He also writes for a variety of other publications including UFO Magazine, Mysterious Universe, and New Dawn. Hanks has appeared on numerous TV and radio programs, including National Geographic’s Paranatural, the History Channel’s Guts and Bolts, CNN Radio, and The Jeff Rense Program. He also produces a weekly podcast that follows his research at his popular website, www.gralienreport.com.

Matt Swayne is a journalist who currently works as a research writer at Penn State. Matt has worked as a reporter and as a music reviewer for several newspapers and online outlets, such as CentreDaily.com and Music.com. He is a regular contributor to the recently revitalized version of Omni Magazine, called Omni Reboot. He writes the Anti-Matter column, which looks at fringe science and the paranormal, for the online magazine. He has also worked on writing projects with Paranormal State's Eilfie Music. Balancing skepticism with an open mind, Matt uses his experience in journalism and interest in both ghost lore and the paranormal to collect and tell stories about the supernatural. 

He is the author of Haunted Rock & Roll and Ghosts of Country Music.