The song simulates the sounds of a cattle drive, as the cattleman is calling out instructions and cracking his whip. This song popularized the phrase "Hell Bent For Leather," which Judas Priest used as the title for their 1978 album and its title track. The Blues Brothers renewed popularity in the song when they performed it in their 1980 movie. The song has been used in many other movies, TV shows and commercials
Label: Showcase – SHTC 148. Format: Cassette, Album. This is an album of newly re-recorded versions of past hits.
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Frankie Laine, born Francesco Paolo LoVecchio (30 March 1913 – 6 February 2007), was an American singer and one of the more successful hit-makers of the late 1940s and early 1950s. Laine has had worldwide sales of over 250 million disks, and has earned 21 gold records. Originally a rhythm and blues influenced jazz singer, his energetic, passionate style has led some to consider him the first of the blue-eyed soul singers.
|The Hanging Tree|
|1184||Frankie Laine||Rawhide (7")||CBS||1184||Italy||1966|
|1184||Frankie Laine||Rawhide - The Hanging Tree (7")||CBS||1184||Germany||1962|
|CA 281.184||Frankie Laine||Rawhide - The Hanging Tree (7", Single)||CBS||CA 281.184||Netherlands||1963|
|1.184||Frankie Laine||Rawhide - The Hanging Tree (7", Single)||CBS||1.184||Netherlands||1963|
|SSC 324||Frankie Laine||Rawhide (7", Single)||CBS||SSC 324||South Africa||1963|