Hound Dog" is a twelve-bar blues song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Album: Elvis' 30 Hits (1956). Charted: 2 1. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. songfacts ®. Artistfacts ®. Lyrics. This was originally recorded in a blues style by Big Mama Thornton in 1953. Working for Elvis was very good for Leiber and Stoller, but they didn't like what he did with "Hound Do. "It was nervous sounding," Leiber said in More Songwriters on Songwriting. It didn't have that insinuation that Big Mama's record ha. Stoller added, "It's something that really is sort of an imitation that never really turned out well. In a 2001 talk with Rock's Backpages, Leiber and Stoller explained that they thought of themselves as black, and were always surprised when they passed by a mirror.
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Hound Dog" is a twelve-bar blues written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller and originally recorded by Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton in 1952. Other early versions illustrate the differences among blues, country, and rock and roll in the mid 1950s. The 1956 remake by Elvis Presley is the best known version. This is the version that is on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. All Shook Up. Elvis Presley.
Elvis Presley based his version of the song on Freddie Bell and the Bellboys' performance with amended lyrics which he attended in Las Vegas in 1956. The Latin riff that was used in "Hound Dog" was known as "Habanera rhythm", that is a Spanish and African-American musical beat form. Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller haven't praised Elvis Presley's version of their song. Leiber, in particular, told on the UK show Songbook, "It was a song that had to do with obliterated romance.
Hound Dog. Produced by Steve Sholes. Album Elvis' Golden Records. You ain't nothing but a hound dog Crying all the time You ain't nothing but a hound dog Crying all the time Well, you ain't never caught a rabbit And you ain't no friend of mine. When they said you was high classed Well, that was just a lie When they said you was high classed Well, that was just a lie You ain't never caught a rabbit And you ain't no friend of mine.
Category: Music & Audio. Album: "Elvis Presley" (1956) Blue Suede Shoes I'm Counting On You I Got A Woman One-Sided Love Affair I Love You Because Just Because Tutti Frutti Trying To Get To You I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Cry (Over You) I'll Never Let You Go (Lil' Darlin') Blue Moon Money Honey album: "Elvis '56" (1956) Rip It Up Love.
Rock'n'Roll Elvis Presley. Band Name Elvis Presley. Album Name Hound Dog. Type Compilation.
|2||Don't Be Cruel|
|3||Anyway You Want Me (That's How I Will Be)|
|4||Love Me Tender|
|5||Lawdy, Miss Clawdy|
|6||Shake Rattle & Roll|
|7||I Want You, I Need You, I Love You|
|9||I Was The One|
|10||Blue Suede Shoes|
|11||My Baby Left Me|
|14||Long Tall Sally|
|16||Rip It Up|
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- Pressed By – Regency Media
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 9 399239 032526
- Matrix / Runout: REGENCY MEDIA 97036.1 CDPLAT325
|A2||I Want You, I Need You, I Love You|
|A4||Don't Be Cruel (To A Heart That's True)|
|A5||I'll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin')|
|A6||I Love You Because (2nd Version)|
|B1||Shake Rattle & Roll|
|B3||All Shook Up|
|B5||I'm Counting On You|
|B6||My Baby Left Me|
NotesCover title is King Of Rock'n Roll - Hound Dog.
Title on label is Pictures of Elvis I.
This version was produced in 1984
Barcode and Other Identifiers
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|AR 30.001||Elvis Presley||Pictures Of Elvis 1 (LP, Comp, Pic)||All Round Trading||AR 30.001||Denmark||1984|
|AR 3 1021||Elvis Presley||Shake Rattle & Roll (LP, Comp)||All Round Trading||AR 3 1021||Denmark||1985|
|AR 30.001-AR 30.002||Elvis Presley||Pictures Of Elvis 1 (2xLP, Comp, Pic)||Historia||AR 30.001-AR 30.002||Unknown|
|100.014||Elvis Presley||Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (Cass, Comp)||Intertape||100.014||Switzerland||Unknown|
|PLP 18/24036||Elvis Presley||Heartbreak Hotel (LP, Comp)||Platinum||PLP 18/24036||Germany||1985|