Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton only notched one national hit in her lifetime, but it was a true monster. "Hound Dog" held down the top slot on Billboard's R&B charts for seven long weeks in 1953. Alas, Elvis Presley's rocking 1956 cover was even bigger, effectively obscuring Thornton's chief claim to immortality. That's a damned shame, because ... Read more in Amazon's Big Mama Thornton Store
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5.0 out of 5 starsExellent cd from Big Mama Thornton9 Jun 2004
By Johnson-in-thebeaver - Published on Amazon.com
A energetic jump blues session with Mama shoutin' the blues withh all the sass of Dinah Washington combined with Big Maybelle!!! This cd is full of energy and rockin' rhythm. Fun session taht finds Mama in particularly fine form! A fun party cd!