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Hound Dog: The Peacock Recordings 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...Hound Dog: The Peacock RecordingsReissues, R&B 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...1993-02-19
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Hound Dog: The Peacock Recordings

Genre: Reissues, R&B; Lead Performer: Big Mama Thornton; Producer (group): MCA; Status: In Season

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

Originally posted February 19 1993 — 12:00 AM EST

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