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Clinch Mountain Backstep
Composer: Ruby Rakes

Clinch Mountain Backstep was played by Jerry Garcia with the Hart Valley Drifters in late 1962.

Ruby Rakes was the name used on song credits by Ruby Rakes Eubanks, who was a half sister of the Stanley Brothers. She was assigned the rights to a number of songs written by the Stanley Brothers. The actual songwriter was probably Carter Stanley.



Jerry Garcia recordings

info Folk Time, Hart Valley Drifters, 2016
info Before The Dead, Jerry Garcia, 2018

Stanley Brothers recordings

info The Stanley Brothers and the Clinch Mountain, Stanley Brothers and the Clinch Mountain Boys, 1959
no info Blue Grass Special, Don Reno & Red Smiley / Stanley Brothers, 1967
no info Live in Japan, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, 1971
no info Play Requests, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, 1972
info Stanley Series, Vol. 1 #1, Stanley Brothers, 1982
info Stanley Series, Vol. 2 # 2, Stanley Brothers, 1984
info Stanley Series, Vol. 3 #2, Stanley Brothers, 1989
info Clinch Mountain Bluegrass, Stanley Brothers, 1994
info Early Starday-King Years 1958-1961, The Stanley Brothers, 1994
info 1971-1973, Ralph Stanley And The Clinch Mountain Boys, 1995
no info 50th Anniversary, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, 1995
no info Classic Mountain Music, Ralph Stanley with Roy Lee Centers, Ricky Skaggs & Keith Whitley, 1996
info Live in Japan, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, 1997
no info Best Of The best, Ralph Stanley, 1997
no info Complete Starday and King Instrumentals, The Stanley Brothers, 2000
no info Riding That New River Train, The Stanley Brothers, 2001
info The Very Best of Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley, 2002
no info Live at McCabe's Guitar Shop, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, 2002
no info Ridin' That Midnight Train, The Stanley Brothers, 2003
info Great High Mountain, Ralph Stanley, 2004
info The Best of King & Starday Bluegrass, Various Artists (Stanley Brothers), 2004
info Pure Pickin': Classic Bluegrass Instrumentals, Various Artists (Stanley Brothers), 2004
info Classic Bluegrass Collection, Vols. 1-4, Various Artists (Stanley Brothers), 2007
no info Merlefest April 25, 2008, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, 2008
no info True Bluegrass Banjo, Various Artists (Ralph Stanley), 2012
no info Eight Classic Albums, The Stanley Brothers, 2013
no info My Life And Legacy: The Very Best Of, Ralph Stanley, 2014

Other recordings

info Appalachian Swing!, The Kentucky Colonels, 1964
no info The Holy Modal Rounders, Vol. 2, The Holy Modal Rounders, 1964
info 5-String Banjo Greats, Various Artists (David Lindley), 1964
no info Folk & Western Songs, Pete Stanley & Wizz Jones, 1968
info The Banjo Album, Doug Dillard, 1969
no info Bluegrass Music From Wide Country, The Thunder Valley Cut-Ups, 196?
no info Banjo Bounce, Pete Stanley & Roger Knowles, 1973
no info By Popular Demand, Roy Crockett & the Pleasant Valley Boys, 1973
no info Brush Arbor, Brush Arbor, 1973
info The Very Best of Country Banjo, Various Artists (David Lindley), 1975
info Kentucky Colonels 1965-1967, Kentucky Colonels, 1976
no info Livin' Grass, Appalachian Swing, 1976
no info Melting Pots, Susie Monick, 1976
no info Blue Grass String Band 2, The Virginia Mountain Boys, 1977
no info Not A Word From Home, Joe Val & the New England Bluegrass Boys, 1977
no info Live Inside, Pine Island, 1977
no info Free, Bloomin' Grass, 1977
info The Roundup, Bob Bovee, 1979
no info 43rd Annual Old Fiddler's Convention, Various Artists (Carl Caldwell), 1979
no info Bluegrass & Black Diamonds, Jack Lynch & the Nashville Travelers, 1980
no info Greater Chicago Bluegrass Band, Greater Chicago Bluegrass Band, 1980
no info Down Yonder / Down Under, Chris Duffy, 1980
info Festival Favorites: Nashville Sessions, Alan Munde, 1982
no info Plays Requests, Raymond Fairchild, 1985
no info Comfortable, Country Comfort, 1985
no info Let Me Rest, The Lawson Brothers, 1985
no info Festival Favorites Revisited, Alan Munde, 1993
info Clawgrass, Mark Johnson with the Rice Brothers and Friends, 1994
info Pullin' Time, Steve Huber, 1995
no info Stoney Lonesome, Mo Canada, 1995
no info Bluegrass '96, Scott Vestal et al, 1996
no info Smith Ridge: A Tribute To The Stanley Style Of Mountain Banjo, Steve Sparkman, 1996
info Banjo Jamboree, Various Artists (David Lindley), 1996
no info Craig Smith, Craig Smith, 1997
info Songs of the Stanley Brothers, Various Artists (Alan Munde), 1997
info Holy Modal Rounders 1 and 2, Holy Modal Rounders, 1998
no info Home is where the heart is, Bluegrass Etc., 1999
no info More Than Sixteen Tons Of Bluegrass And Other Fine Stuff, Pete Stanley & Wizz Jones, 2000
info 33 Acoustic Guitar Instrumentals, Clarence White, 2000
info Kentucky Home, Tim Lake, 2000
no info Plays The Classics, Raymond Fairchild, 2002
no info It's What I Do, Bobby Maynard, 2002
info Long Journey Home: Bluegrass Songs of the Stanley Brothers, Various Artists (Alan Munde), 2002
info Dirt on the Strings: The Instrumental Collection, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 2004
info Holy Mountain Banjo, Edward James Richard, 2004
no info Appalachian Rain, Steve Lewis, 2004
no info Mountain Tradition, Clay Jones, 2005
info Black Highway, Puddletown Ramblers, 2005
no info Uphill Climb, Above the Town Bluegrass Band, 2005
info Traditional Banjo Music of the Ozarks, Various Artists (David Lindley), 2005
info Feuding Banjos: Revenge of the Citybillys, Various Artists (David Lindley), 2005
info Faces, Blueground Undergrass, 2006
info BlackJack Live!, BlackJack, 2007
info Gloria's Waltz, Jim Nunally, 2007
no info Taking The Crooked Road Home, Linda Lay & Sammy Shelor, 2007
info Is It True?, The Dwyers, 2008
no info Bluegrass Guitar Instrumentals, David Elson, 2009
no info Nothing's The Same, Sweet Potato Pie, 2009
no info Heartland, Tommy Webb, 2009
no info Gems From A Master Fiddler, Buddy Pendleton, 2010
no info Unencumbered, Mark Cosgrove, 2010
no info Holy Mountain Banjo, Edward James Richard, 2016
no info 30 Favorite Bluegrass Instrumentals, Various Artists (Craig Duncan), 2017
no info A Tribute To The Kentucky Colonels, Roland White, 2018

 
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