One of the most powerful female singers of all time, Big Mama Thornton hit the charts with “Hound Dog” three years before Elvis did. And even though she never had another chart-topper, she sang the blues for the rest of her life. Like many early blues stars she started off poor. She left her hometownRead more...
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