who wrote the song "hounddog"
There are two artists behind this song, which are written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. This song was written and recorded in 1952 but the recording was done by Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton. However, the popular version of this song was released in 1956 and is sung by Elvis Presley. Get more facts about this song on http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/quothound-dogquot-is-recorded-for-the-first-time-by-big-mama-thornton.