A Review of the Elvis Film – American Blues Scene

Reprinted with permission from Nippertown.com I was 12 when my friend Richard Ross grabbed me by the collar and pulled me into his bedroom to hear “Heartbreak Hotel.” Until that moment, my knowledge of music consisted of hearing Patti Page sing “How Much Is That Doggy in the Window” and “Tennessee Waltz” which my young … Read more

Blues Rockers The Record Company Honor the Legacies of Big Mama Thornton and Elvis Presley with Reworking of “Hound Dog” – American Blues Scene

“Hound Dog” is one of those timeless rock and roll songs that feels indelibly etched on our collective consciousness. While Elvis Presley’s cover of the song is likely more widely known than Big Mama Thornton’s original, the latter was a game-changer that sounds as bold and alluring now as it did when it was first … Read more