Song of the day: Sherbet – "Hound Dog"

November 29, 2011

Here are Australia’s 1970s kings of satin shirts and platform boots, Sherbet, with their splendid* rendition of “Hound Dog”:

Sherbet – “Hound Dog (1973)

A live performance in black-and-white:

A live performance in colour: Video (embedding disabled. Grr.)

And here’s the original:

Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton – “Hound Dog (1953)


(*Depending on how you feel about that version, you may prefer a different adjective.)