Big Mama Thornton. Phenomenal blues singer.  You aint nothin' but a hound dog as it should be sung!!!

Baby princess + I am The Lord Sean Alinaghian Trance, music, love, food and meow ❤

Big Mama Thornton on drums...bang the drum slowly now and the force is with you.

In 1985 @ Jonathan Swifts in Harvard Sq, Big Mama was warming up for Buddy Guy. She was enjoying herself so much, Big Mama refused to get off the stage!

Before Janis, there was Big Mama Thornton. Please remember that..

sugarpoppins: “ “ sonofafieldnegro: “ walkdontruntothenearestexit: “ Big Mama Thornton ” Also known as the inspiration behind half of Elvis’s greatest hits… ” The originator of “Hound.

Big Mama Thornton and The Muddy Waters Blues Band.

Big Mama Thornton and The Muddy Waters Blues Band by Jim Marshall, (Big Mama Thornton, Muddy Waters, James Cotton, Otis Span and others.

(1965) Blues by Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog and Down Home Shakedown * Willie Mae "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, #Blues #Big_Mama_Thorton #RhythmandBlues

Blues by Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog and Down Home Shakedown * Willie Mae "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

1965 San Francisco Blues Festival — with Chuck Berry, Big Mama Thornton, The Chambers Brothers & others

1965 San Francisco Blues Festival — with Chuck Berry, Big Mama Thornton, The Chambers Brothers

Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton (December 11, 1926 – July 25, 1984) was an American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter.

Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton (December 1926 – July was an American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter. She was the first to record the hit song "Hound Dog" in

1960s Concert Poster for Big Mama Thornton at San Francisco's Fillmore Auditorium

Postcard for Butterfield Blues Band, Jefferson Airplane, Big Mama Thornton at Fillmore Auditorium © 1966 Bill Graham © Wes Wilson

Blues singer Big Mama Thornton was born 12-11-1926. She recorded Hound Dog in 1952 before Elvis' cover in 1956 made it an international hit. She also recorded Ball 'n Chain in 1961 long before Janis hit large with it in 1968. "Big Mama" passed in 1984. Big Mama singing Hound Dog (1952).

Blues singer Big Mama Thornton was born She recorded Hound Dog in 1952 before Elvis' cover in 1956 made it an international hit. She also recorded Ball 'n Chain in 1961 long before Janis hit large with it in "Big Mama" passed in Big Mama singing Hound Dog

Big Mama Thornton - Big Mama:Queen At Monterey (Vinyl)

Big Mama Thornton - Big Mama:Queen At Monterey (Vinyl)

Muddy Waters & Big Mama Thornton - '67 Die-Cut Boxing Style PosterA die-cut, boxing-style  concert poster for a 1967 concert by Muddy Wa...

An entry from ROOTS N BLUES

Muddy Waters & Big Mama Thornton - Die-Cut Boxing Style Poster A die-cut, boxing-style concert poster for a 1967 concert by Muddy Waters and Big Mama Thornton at the University of California,.

Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog (1952) Blues  Madonna probably got some of her moves here too!

Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog Blues Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton (December 1926 -- July was an American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter. She was the first to record the hit song "Hound Dog" in

Rock Me - w/ Big Mama on the harmonica - excellent, an all time fave :)

Big Mama Thornton - Rock me (Oregon This woman sure knows how to work a blues harp!

Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton - Dec. 11, 1926 (Montgomery, AL). Singer, harmonica player, songwriter - Blues GREAT. First singer of Leiber  Stoller's "Hound Dog".  Was present at the infamous Johnny Ace death. Played a little drums too.  Known for wearing men's clothing. Passed away in Los Angeles - July 25, 1984, age 57.  In this picture: Buddy Guy on guitar.

Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton - blues singer, harmonica player, drummer and songwriter. Most remembered as the first singer of Leiber & Stoller's "Hound Dog.

Big Mama Thornton-They call me big mama #Blues #Big_Mama_Thornton #Willie_Mae_Thornton

(not Elvis!) - Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton (December 1926 -- July was an American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter

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