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… 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… Big Mama Thornton R&B Reissues
Music Review

Hound Dog: The Peacock Recordings (1993)

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Details Lead Performance: Big Mama Thornton; Genres: R&B, Reissues

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 Feb 19, 1993 Published in issue #158 Feb 19, 1993 Order article reprints