I ain’t gonna feed you no more

Steve Kline Ages of Rock


August 13, 1952

Big Mama Thornton - The Original Hound DogThe original version of Hound Dog is recorded by Willie Mae (Big Mama) Thornton. It becomes the first hit for the song-writing team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller and goes on to top the Billboard R&B chart for seven weeks, selling nearly two million copies.

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My heart was captured | Me and the Devil was walkin side-by-side


 

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