FlinterFile: Frankie Laine- Rawhide

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In 1959, the television series Rawhide started. The series, running for seven years, saw the rise of Clint Eastwood. Of course, the TV-series couldn’t do without a tune. The song was sung by Frankie Laine, and written by two composers who had dealt with western music earlier: Dimitri Tiomkin and Ned Washington. They made a sort of cattleride of it, including whips. The song was later popular again because the Blues Brothers used it. It was a number 6 hit in the UK. Enjoy

Frankie Laine- Rawhide

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Posted on January 24, 2016, in 1950-1959, FlinterFiles and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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