TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 8/4/23 – HOUND DOG DAY!

This is a song that changed history. Written by a pair of 19 year-olds named Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, it had been Big Mama Thornton’s biggest hit, spending 14 weeks on the R&B charts in 1953, but the world-changing part came in 1956, when a young singer from Tennessee named Elvis Presley recorded the […]

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