November 29, 2015 at 12:21PM on Facebook
The incomparable Big Mama Thornton with Buddy Guy, and Elvis singing to a basset hound on TV in 1956.
The history of Elvis’s “Hound Dog”
I'm the author of several books, including Ice Mountain: An Elegy, Breakdown: Banjo Poems, Words on the Street: An Inaction Comic, and Odes to Tools, but my real work is at my literary blog Via Negativa. I'm the editor and publisher of Moving Poems, a webzine showcasing the best poetry videos on the web. More...