Big Mama Thorton's original 'Hound Dog'; Texas talk show host comes out trans
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Thursday, 30 June
Elvis Presley's hit "Hound Dog" actually belongs to blues singer Willie Mae Thornton, also known as Big Mama Thornton. Author Maureen Mahon tells us about Thorton and the impact of Black women on rock 'n' roll. And, Mikaela Taylor, the host of the "Morning Mayhem Show" in Kerrville, Texas, has publicly came out to her listeners as a transgender woman. Texas Public Radio's Jerry Clayton reports.