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Dr. Weisbard’s book just out from Duke University Press

Dr. Eric Weibard has a new book on Elvis Presley’s hit song “Hound Dog.” In this work, Dr. Weisbard explores the broader cultural, commercial,¬†and racial consequences when, in 1956, Elvis Presley appropriated Big Mama Thorton’s earlier R&B rendition¬†of the song.

https://www.dukeupress.edu/hound-dog