Musically, "Hound Dog" says something about the connections and differences between R&B and rock & roll. Written and first recorded as a conventional blues song, it was converted into a roc...
Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller wrote "Hound Dog." Recorded by Big Mama Thornton in 1952, the song was one of their earliest hits. The team was productive well into the 1980s, but their greatest su...
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