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Elvis Presley’s iconic hit “Hound Dog” is a rock and roll classic that became one of the most popular songs of the 1950s. Originally written in 1952 by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller for blues singer Willie Mae Thornton, Elvis’ version of the song propelled him to superstardom and helped establish rock and roll as a genre.

The song’s lyrics tell the story of a womanizer who mistreats his lover, likening him to a “hound dog” with no loyalty or morals. The catchy chorus features the famous refrain “You ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog, cryin’ all the time,” which has become an enduring part of American popular culture.

Elvis recorded “Hound Dog” in 1956, and it quickly became a massive hit, selling millions of copies worldwide. The song’s success marked a turning point in Elvis’ career, as he transitioned from being a regional sensation to a national superstar.

Over the years, “Hound Dog” has been covered by countless artists in a variety of styles, from rock and roll to country to blues. However, Elvis’ version remains the definitive rendition of the song, and its place in the pantheon of rock and roll classics is secure.

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