Big Mama Thornton Part One
You may like Elvis Presley’s version, but you haven’t heard Houndog, well in this blog, Big Mama Thornton Part One, you will finally hear it.
Willie Mae Thornton (December 11, 1926– July 25, 1984) much better referred to as Big Mama Thornton, was an American rhythm-and-blues vocalist and also songwriter. She was the initial to tape-record Leiber as well as Stoller’s “Hound Dog”, in 1952, which became her most significant hit, remaining 7 weeks at leading on the Billboard R&B graph in 1953 and also marketing nearly 2 million duplicates. Thornton’s various other recordings consisted of the initial variation of “Ball ‘n’ Chain”, which she created.
Thornton concerning 1955– 1960
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