Elvis Presley - 'Hound Dog' (1956)
Elvis famously performed 'Hound Dog' on The Milton Berle Show' in 1956 stirred up up quite a frenzy.
The provocative hip-swinging dance moves caused a national scandal and set the stage for the King of Rock 'n' Roll's place in history.
"Hound Dog" is a twelve-bar blues song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
Recorded originally by Big Mama Thornton on August 13, 1952, in Los Angeles "Hound Dog"
sold over 500,000 copies, spending 14 weeks in the R&B charts, including seven weeks
at number one.
"Hound Dog" has been recorded more than 250 times.
The best-known version is the July 1956 recording by Elvis Presley, which is ranked
number 19 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Presley's version, which sold about 10 million copies globally, was his best-selling
song and "an emblem of the rock 'n' roll revolution"
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