Willie Mae Thornton (December 11, 1926 – July 25, 1984), better known as Big Mama Thornton, was an American rhythm-and-blues singer and songwriter. She was the first to record Leiber and Stoller's "Hound Dog", in 1952, which became her biggest hit, staying seven weeks at number one on the Billboard R&B chart in 1953 and selling almost two million copies. Thornton's other recordings included the original version of "Ball 'n' Chain", which she wrote.
Released by Master Classics Records Sep 2009. Listen to Arthur Griswold Pretty Mama Blues MP3 song. Pretty Mama Blues song from the album Rock N' Roll '50s Blues Essentials is released on Sep 2009. The duration of song is 02:16. This song is sung by Arthur Griswold.
Pretty Mama Bluesby Bill Kealy.
Explore all songs recorded by Tiny Kennedy. Profile: Rhythm & blues singer, born December 20, 1925, probably in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In Groups: Big Tiny Kennedy & His Orchestra. Variations: Viewing All Tiny Kennedy. Jesse "Tiny" Kennedy, Kennedy, T. Kennedy.
This is true geographically and aesthetically, as the blues recorded at Sun were often as primitive as those made deep in the Delta, but soon into Phillips' run of blues, the subjects of the songs quickly turned to urban concerns and the sound leaped from the backwoods to the steel and concrete of the city.
CreditsBig Tiny Kennedy - Primary Artist
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