Do you know all the words to the Rawhide theme song?

Try to keep rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ through this quiz!

The Rawhide theme song is one of the catchiest Western tunes heard on classic TV. It has been referenced and parodied countless times since the show aired, including a memorable scene in The Blues Brothers.

The person most associated with the song is Frankie Laine, who recorded the version used on the show. The commercially released single version actually has the end credits verse first and then the verse used for the opening title sequence, but for this quiz we'll go in the order it appears in the series, with the title sequence lyrics first.

Do you know every word to this classic Western ditty? See if you can wrangle these Rawhide rhymes!

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  1. Keep movin', movin', movin', though they're ________
  2. Keep them _______ movin', Rawhide!
  3. Don’t try to ________ 'em
  4. Just rope and throw and ______ 'em
  5. Soon we'll be living high and ______
  6. My heart's _______
  7. My ______ will be waitin'
  8. Be waiting at the end of my ______
  9. What two lines are repeated first in the chorus?
  10. What two lines are repeated next in the chorus?
  11. The end credits start with: Keep rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ though the streams are _______
  12. Keep them doggies _______, Rawhide!
  13. Through rain and ______ and weather
  14. _______ for leather
  15. Wishin’ my _____ was by my side
  16. All the things I'm ______
  17. Good vittles, love and ______
  18. Are _______ at the end of my ride

Do you know all the words to the Rawhide theme song?

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DemetriaRoutte 6 days ago
You got 15 out of 18

You rolled right through this quiz. Great job!
Joshua0853 14 days ago
15 of 18 correct
One of my favorite westerns.
dodgebob 17 days ago
15/18, within the margin of my error.
southernbelle 19 days ago
Love, love, love this theme song. I sing along every time. MeTV has shows with great theme songs: Perry Mason, In the Heat of the Night, Mission Impossible, Peter Gunn, etc. Love jazzy horns!
BustaNutter1 19 days ago
17 out of 18. What a catchy tune. I sung it in my head, which helped me guess right. Some of my favorite tunes are from TV themes. The Munsters and Hawaii Five-O come to mind. Also Mission, Impossible. Great music!
tweezer 19 days ago
I missed one by stabbing to quick. Dang....


Voyage_Lover_32 20 days ago
18/18, I love the song too much...
frenchman71 21 days ago
I was 16/18. It's a good thing I bought those "TV Themes" on CD some years ago. I have all 6 volumes and "Rawhide" is on there. I remember being in the first grade we used to try and sing the theme to "Rawhide".
SashaPayneDiaz 21 days ago
17/18 Dammit! Missed # 6 .....and I was calculatin' on a perfect score up 'til then.
The only one I missed, too! It's a conspiracy!
dodgebob BustaNutter1 17 days ago
I think you should sue Me TV, The Academy, me just because, and Kool Aid.
idkwut2use 21 days ago
15, and I was 50/50 between the right answer and something else on one of ‘em...the others probably should’ve been “duh” too..
CaptainDunsel 21 days ago
18/18
So, do I get to be Jake or Elwood?
Would the Rawhide theme be considered a "country" or a "western" song?
Joe 21 days ago
Do you know all the words to the Rawhide theme song?
You got 18 out of 18
You rolled right through this quiz. Great job!
AllisonWunderland 21 days ago
10/18 😳 Looks like I need to keep Rollin' Rollin' Rollin' on to the next quiz 😎😂
Keep those quizzes a coming and use your St. Jude for a Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'.....................AWL!
justjeff 22 days ago
17/18. I'd thought I'd have aced this quiz, as "Rawhide' was one of my favorite songs as a child. I even had the Frankie Laine 45 on Columbia Records and used to love to sing it... so much so, that my late father tried to get me to perform it at a vacation spot's 'talent show' - to which I ran into the bathroom to escape the pressure...

After all of these years I was bound to miss a line ("Cut 'em out, move 'em in"), as what a child hears and remembers can often differ from what was actually on the record...
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justjeff cperrynaples 20 days ago
Now *that's* really having a load in your undies...
BustaNutter1 daDoctah 19 days ago
I have been after METV to make theme song quizzes since forever. Did you know that there are words to iconic themes like Mission, Impossible and The Munsters? Inquiring minds want to know!!
Moverfan cperrynaples 5 days ago
The last time I checked, there were 4 books, including one of misheard Christmas carols--that one's called Deck The Halls With Buddy Holly (and no, I'm not making that up).
cperrynaples Moverfan 5 days ago
I don't think there are lyrics for MI, but there are for Munsters, Beaver, and even Star Trek!
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