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Hound Dog

Hound Dog

by Elvis Presley

Influences

Influences on Elvis Presley

Hank Snow
Roy Acuff
Ernest Tubb
Jimmie Rodgers
Bob Wills
Jake Hess

Influenced by Elvis Presley

Virtually every pop, country, R&B, and rock and roll performer of the past half century was influenced by Elvis Presley. Rolling Stone says, "it was Elvis who made rock 'n' roll the international language of pop." John Lennon summed up Presley's seminal importance more succinctly: "Before Elvis, there was nothing."
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