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Raw Hide
Composer: Bill Monroe

Raw Hide was performed by the Good Old Boys in February 1975 with Jerry Garcia sitting in on banjo.

The song was written, as Raw Hide, at the start of the 1950's and first recorded by Bill Monroe in 1951. The piece quickly became a Monroe signature tune and a bluegrass standard. Early recording were as Raw Hide. Subsequently this has generally become Rawhide.



Jerry Garcia

info Good Old Boys Live: Drink Up And Go Home, Good Old Boys, 2018
info Before The Dead, Jerry Garcia, 2018

Bill Monroe

no info Single (Letter From My Darlin' / Raw Hide), Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys, 1952
info Bluegrass Instrumentals, Bill Monroe, 1965
info Bill and Doc Sing Country Songs, Bill Monroe and Doc Watson, 1975
info Live at the Opry: Celebrating 50 Years on the Grand Ole Opry, Bill Monroe, 1989
info Bluegrass 1950-1958, Bill Monroe, 1990
info Live Recordings 1956-1969, Bill Monroe, 1993
info The Music Of Bill Monroe, Bill Monroe, 1994
info Live from Mountain Stage, Bill Monroe, 1999
info The Best Of Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys, Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys, 1999
info Live, Vol. 1, Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys, 2001
no info Time-Life's Treasury Of Bluegrass Vol. 2, Various Artists (Bill Monroe), 2001
info Anthology, Bill Monroe, 2003
info Gotta Travel On: An Introduction To Bill Monroe and The Blue Grass Boys, Bill Monroe, 2003
info July 1963: Two Days at Newport, Bill Monroe, 2003
info Treasury of Bluegrass: America's Music, Various Artists (Bill Monroe), 2003
info Live At Mechanics Hall, Bill Monroe & The Blue Grass Boys, 2004
info Far Across the Blue Water, Bill Monroe, 2004
info Bluegrass 1981-1994: My Last Days on Earth, Bill Monroe, 2007
no info Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1946, Various Artists (Bill Monroe), 2008
info 1950-1958 (JSP box set), Bill Monroe And His Bluegrass Boys, 2009
info Mandolin Masters Collection: Volume 1, Various Artists (Bill Monroe), 2009
no info The Essential Recordings, Bill Monroe, 2014
no info Castle Studio, 1950-1951: Complete Sessions, Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys, 2017

Other recordings

This list is not intended to be comprehensive.

no info 5 String Hi-Fi, Sonny Osborne, 1956
no info EP (Raw Hide / Cumberlan Gap / Train Forty Five / Whitehouse Blues), Sonny Osborne, 1956?
no info Pickin' And Pluckin' Bluegrass 5-String Banjo, Stanley Alpine & Tennessee Bluegrass All-Stars, 1960
info New Folks, Various Artists (Greenbrier Boys), 1961
no info New Dimensions in Banjo & Bluegrass, Eric Weissberg & Marshall Brickman, 1963
no info 32nd Annual Old Fiddler's Convention, Various Artists (Twin County Partners), 1968
no info Live at the Wynyard Tavern, Hamilton County Bluegrass Band, 1970
no info 34th Annual Old Fiddler's Convention, Various Artists (Bluegrass Rangers), 1970
no info Hickory Hollow Ramblers, Hickory Hollow Ramblers, 1971
info Bluegrass Festival, Carl Jackson, 1971
no info 419 W. Main, Red Cravens & the Bray Brothers, 1972
no info Down To Earth Bluegrass, Dub Crouch, Norman Ford & the Bluegrass Rounders, 1973
no info Dueling Banjos: From The Original Soundtrack of Deliverance, Eric Weissberg & Marshall Brickman, 1973
no info I've Lived A Llot In My Time, Roy Lee Centers, 1974
no info Old Grass/New Grass, Country Comfort, 1974
no info Bluegrass Roads, Country Rebels, 1974
info Lester Flatt Live! Bluegrass Festival, Lester Flatt, 1974
info Live at the Cellar Door, Seldom Scene, 1975
no info Carolina Mountain Home, Betty Fisher & the Dixie Bluegrass Band, 1975
no info Bluegrass Express, American Bluegrass Express, 1975
no info Picks Mill Point, Bill Hefner & the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys, 1975
info Kentucky Colonels 1965-1967, Kentucky Colonels, 1976
no info Blue Grass Evergreen, Curley Lambert, 1976
no info Daybreak in Dixie, The Sugarloaf Ramblers, 1976
no info SIngle (Get In Line Brother / Rawhide), Heights of Grass, 1976?
no info Bluegrass Instrumentals, Dorsey Harvey, 1977
no info Getting Around Tuit, Unity Bluegrass Band, 1977
no info Live at the Crying Cowboy Concert Saloon, Dry Branch Fire Squad, 1977
no info Uptown Bluegrass III, Uptown Bluegrass, 1977
no info Marty, Marty Stuart, 1978
no info Ballads & Instrumentals, The Currence Brothers, 1978
no info Heavy Duty Grass, Tom Shrout & the Bluegrass Neighbors, 1978
no info Bluegrass, Summerdog, 1978
info Nashville Jam, Various Artists, 1979
no info Early Recordings, Vol. 2, Sonny Osborne, 1979
no info Stop, Look and Listen, Southbound Glory, 1979
no info Bluegrass Special, Chicken String Band, 1980
info Early Dawg, David Grisman, 1980
no info 45th Annual Old Fiddler's Convention, Various Artists (Mike Casstevens), 1980
no info Just Kickin' It Around, Red Taylor, 1982
no info Just Remember Where You Could Be, Red & Murphy & Co., 1983
no info Poor Rambler, Dave Evans & River Bend, 1983
no info Live On The Road, Country Gazette, 1984
no info Climbing Higher Up The Mountain, Oliver Rice & the Blue Ridge Mountain Boys, 1984
no info Plays Requests, Raymond Fairchild, 1985
no info Hands Of Time, The Stevens Family, 1986
no info Just For Fun, Tim White, 1987
info Banjo Man: A Tribute to Earl Scruggs, Carl Jackson, 1990
info Stanley Series, Vol. 3, No. 3, Stanley Brothers, 1990
no info East To West, Country Pickers, 1990
no info 1968 to 1973, Hamilton County Bluegrass Band, 1993
info The Original New Folks, Various Artists (Greenbrier Boys), 1993
info The Kitchen Tapes, Frank Wakefield and Red Allen, 1994
no info Live at the Pumpkins, Hillbilly Boogiemen, 1995
no info Banjo Man, Bill Emerson, 1996
info Stanley Series, Vol. 4 #1, Stanley Brothers, 1996
info True Life Blues: The Songs of Bill Monroe, Various Artists (Laurie Lewis, Kathy Kallick, Mike Marshall, Tony Trischka, Todd Phillips), 1996
info Bluegrass Rules!, Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, 1997
no info Live at the Music Hall, Byron Berline Band, 1998
info Alive At Twenty Five: The Telluride Bluegrass Festival's Silver Anniversary, Various Artists (Del McCoury Band), 1998
info Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza, Sam Bush, David Grisman, Ronnie McCoury, et al, 1999
info Flatt On Victor Plus More, Lester Flatt, 1999
info Bluegrass Mandolin and Other Trouble, Red Henry, 2000
no info Bluegrass Mandolin And Other Trouble, Red Henry, 2000
info On the Road (And More), The Country Gentlemen, 2001
no info Deliverance: Music From The Motion Picture, Eric Weissberg & Marshall Brickman, 2001
info On the Radio 1952-1953, The Lilly Brothers & Don Stover, 2002
info Live at Vanderbilt, Lester Flatt & Bill Monroe, 2002
info Best of the Vanguard Years, The Greenbriar Boys, 2002
no info Jelly On My Tofu, The Roland White Band, 2002
no info Junkyard Jam Session, Rooster Ruley, 2002
no info Plays The Classics, Raymond Fairchild, 2002
no info The Legend Lives On: A Tribute to Bill Monroe, Various Artists (Marty Stuart), 2003
no info A Gospel Bluegrass Homecoming, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Ricky Skaggs), 2003
info All-Star Bluegrass Celebration, Various Artists (All-star jam), 2004
no info Blazin' Bluegrass Banjo, Todd Taylor, 2004
info Molly Bean, Half Day Bluegrass Band, 2005
no info Climbing Higher, Abbott Hill Ramblers, 2005
no info Lonesome Road Blues, Appalachian Grass, 2005
no info Liquid Mule, 23 North, 2005
no info East Flatbush Blues, Andy Statman, 2006
no info Helton Creek, Red Henry, 2007
no info Live in Myrtle Beach, Bluegrass Brothers, 2007
no info On Watson's Cove, Ben Greene, 2007
info Country Trilogy Collection, Various Artists (Frankie Laine), 2008
no info Hound Dog Blues, Jack Martin, 2010
info Happy Birthday Bill Monroe: Dawg Plays Big Mon, David Grisman and various artists, 2011
no info Thanks Bill Monroe, Byron Berline, 2012
no info A Tribute To Bill Monroe, Frank Wakefield, 2012
no info Fiddle and Banjo, Blueridge Mountain Bluegrass Band, 2012
no info Live in Holland, 1973, The New Kentucky Colonels, 2013
no info No Limits, Kyle Ramey, 2013
no info The Great Bill Monroe Covers, Various Artists (Ronnie McCoury), 2013
info Hits of Newgrass, Various Artists (David Grisman), 2013
no info Doug Flowers and Friends, Doug Flowers and Friends, 2015
no info Live at the Charleston Music Hall, Yeehaw Junction, 2016
no info Valley View Park, 1957, The Stanley Brothers, 2017
no info Catch Another Dream, Terry Baucom's Dukes of Drive, 2018

 
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