Song #27 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is “Hound Dog”, originally by Big Mama Thornton and covered by Elvis Presley. Here’s the original:
Okay, so 1) I had no idea Elvis’ version was a cover; 2) That was awesome; and 3) That’s Buddy Guy on the guitar, which makes this even more awesome. Now here’s Elvis:
I think we’re all familiar with that version. All hail the King.