Hound Dog - This is the wildest version of this song Elvis did on tv.  Its also this performance that caused such an outrage, and resulted in Elvis being censored on tv.  All the tv network executives agreed from then on, Elvis would only be shown from the waist up.

June Elvis made his second appearance on the Milton Berle Show, NBC Studio, Los Angeles at p. It is during this show Elvis had his infamous performance of Hound Dog.

January 8,1935: Elvis Presley is born in Tupelo, Mississippi. This is a video of Elvis performing his hit song, "Hound Dog."

January Elvis Presley is born in Tupelo, Mississippi. Elvis performing his hit song "Hound Dog.

Jailhouse Rock, Elvis Presley, 1957 Premium Poster

Jailhouse Rock, Elvis Presley, 1957

October 28, 1956 : "Elvis Presley makes his second appearance on CBS-TV's Ed Sullivan Show, and unlike the first appearance, Sullivan himself is hosting. Elvis sings Don't Be Cruel, Love Me Tender, Hound Dog and "Love Me," and Ed presents Presley with a gold record for Love Me Tender." (http://calendar.songfacts.com/)

October 1956 : "Elvis Presley makes his second appearance on CBS-TV's Ed Sullivan Show. Ed Sullivan had recuperated enough from his car accident and I don't think he wanted to miss out on being there for the reaction Elvis was getting

Chicago International Amphitheater - Gene Smith and Elvis meet the press in the Saddle and Sirloin Club - Mar. 28, 1957

Chicago International Amphitheater - Gene Smith and Elvis meet the press in the Saddle and Sirloin Club - Mar.

This is definitely not a "hound dog"! Elvis loved his poodle and even had poodle wallpaper which is pinned here someplace.

Elvis and I share a LOVE of Poodles! Didn't know that poodles were part of Elvislution!

Famous people with Basset Hounds! - Basset Hounds: Basset Hound Dog Forums

Elvis singing "You Ain't Nothin' But A Hound Dog" to a basset hound on the Steve Allen show.

Elvis at rehearsals for the Steve Allen Show on July 1, 1956.  Even though Elvis resented having to perform his smash hit "Hound Dog" to an actual dog on national TV while dressed in coat and tails, it is clear from this picture that he didn't resent or blame the basset hound.  This is just one of the many great pics that portray Elvis' lifelong love of dogs.

Elvis at rehearsals for the Steve Allen Show on July 1, 1956. Even though Elvis resented having to perform his smash hit "Hound Dog" to an actual dog on national TV while dressed in coat and tails, it is clear from this picture that he didn't resent or blame the basset hound. This is just one of the many great pics that portray Elvis' lifelong love of dogs.

Elvis Presley on The Milton Berle Show, June 5, 1956 http://www.elvis-history-blog.com/elvis-milton-berle.html#

Elvis Presley singing “Hound Dog” on Milton Berle Show in 1956 was Presley’s top rock ’n’ roll moment

Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog"

If you don't know who he is.yeah I got nothin' this time. No threats. That's Elvis Presley. and a basset hound. "You ain't nothin' but hound dog!

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

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