02/07/1956 Elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" & "Don't Be Cruel"
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Elvis Presley - Don't Be Cruel (Rare 'Mono-to-Stereo' Mix 1956)
Elvis Presley Don't be Cruel 1970 HQ
"Hound Dog" has been recorded more than 250 times. The best-known version is the 1956 recording by Elvis Presley, which is ranked number 19 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time; it is also one of the best-selling singles of all time.