Entertainment Weekly

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

Hound Dog: The Peacock Recordings

Posted on

Hound Dog: The Peacock Recordings

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Big Mama Thornton
Producers:
MCA
genre:
Reissues

We gave it an A

Best remembered for teaching Elvis how to sing ”Hound Dog” (and man, can she ever!), Willie Mae Thornton was an earthy, do-right R&B titan. Now 40 years young, these frisky numbers on Hound Dog: The Peacock Recordings still rock & roll like a cement mixer. A

Comments