Daily Archives: August 30, 2018

SONG OF THE DAY Big Mama Thornton – I Smell a Rat

Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton only notched one national hit in her lifetime, but it was a true monster.  Hound Dog held down the top slot on Billboard’s R&B charts for seven long weeks in 1953.  Alas, Elvis Presley’s rocking 1956 … Continue reading

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