The Original “Hound Dog”

There’s no disputing that the Elvis Presley recording of “Hound Dog” is a monumental classic…but something about it just doesn’t feel right.  Does it bother anybody else that the lyrics don’t make sense?  “Well, you ain’t never caught a rabbit, and you ain’t no friend of mine.”  Huh?  (Well, first of all, that’s about a quadruple-negative.)  To whom […]

“Some Kind of Wonderful”…the original!

I had always assumed Grand Funk Railroad wrote “Some Kind of Wonderful.”  Nope.  Here’s the original, written and recorded by Soul Brothers Six.  Grand Funk’s version rocks, but the original rolls.  Loud and loose, it is all kinds of wonderful.  Now, can I get a witness? Check it out!…