Hound Dog, Big Mama Thornton (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller), 1953

Original recording:  Big Mama Thorton (Vocals)


Lyrics:

You ain’t nothing but a hound dog
Been snoopin’ ’round the door
You ain’t nothing but a hound dog
Been snoopin’ ’round my door
You can wag your tail
But I ain’t gonna feed you no more
You told me you was high class
But I could see through that
Yes, you told me you was high class
But I could see through that
And daddy I know
You ain’t no real cool cat

You ain’t nothing but a hound dog
Been snoopin’ ’round the door
You’re just an old hound dog
Been snoopin’ ’round my door
You can wag your tail
But I ain’t gonna feed you no more

You made me feel so blue
You made me weep and moan
You made me feel so blue
Well you made me weep and moan
‘Cause I’m looking for a woman
All your lookin’ for is a home

You ain’t nothing but a hound dog
Been snoopin’ ’round the door
You ain’t nothing but a hound dog
Been snoopin’ ’round my door
You can wag your tail
But I ain’t gonna feed you no more 

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