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Playlist of Big Mama Thornton

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    ‎ Blues by Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog and Down Home Shakedown

    8:25

    Blues in a perfect way: 2 Parts of a life show in 1965:
    In the 1st part Big Mama Thornton is singing Hound Dog.
    2:35 In the 2nd part Big Mama Thornton, John Lee Hooker, Big Walter Horton &
    Dr Ross are playing on the harmonica Down Home Shakedown.
    For fair use only.
    Copyright @Visser&Co.

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    Big Mama Thornton 1970

    6:03

    Big Mama Thornton performs Ball and Chain with Buddy Guy's Blues Band

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    Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog Blues

    2:51

    Willie Mae Big Mama Thornton (December 11, 1926 -- July 25, 1984) was an American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter. She was the first to record the hit song Hound Dog in 1952.

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    Big Mama Thornton - Everything Gonna Be Alright

    5:06

    Big Mama Thornton & Muddy Waters Blues Band - Everything Gonna Be Alright

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    Aretha Franklin & Big Mama Thornton - Nobody Knows You When Youre Down LIVE 1980

    3:12

    Aretha & the legendary Big Mama Thornton - Nobody Knows You When You're Down - Live appearance together 1980

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    Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog

    2:12

    Before Elvis sang Hound Dog there was Big Mama Thornton, in 1952, she recorded Hound Dog while working with another Peacock artist, Johnny Otis. Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller were present at the recording, with Leiber demonstrating the song in the vocal style they had envisioned. The record was produced by Leiber and Stoller as Otis had to play drums after it was found that the original drummer couldn't play an adequate part. It was the first time Leiber and Stoller produced a recording, which went to number one on the R&B chart. Although the record made her a star, she saw little of the profits. watch Elvis here

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    The Place

    2:36

    Provided to YouTube by Arhoolie Records

    The Place · Big Mama Thornton

    In Europe

    ℗ 2005 Arhoolie Productions Inc.

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

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    Big Mama Thornton Rock Me Baby 1971

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    Big Mama Thornton Rock Me Baby 1971(Live)

    Rock me baby, rock me all night long
    Rock me baby, rock me all night long
    Rock me baby, like my back ain't got no bones

    Rock me baby, honey, rock me slow
    Rock me baby, honey, rock me slow
    Rock me baby, till I want no more

    Rock me all night long
    Rock me all night long
    Rock me all night long
    Rock me all night long

    Rock me all night long
    Rock me all night long
    Rock me all night long
    Rock me all night long

    Rock me all night long
    Rock me all night long
    Rock me all night long
    Rock me all night long



























    Songwriters
    KING, RILEY B. / BIHARI, JOE


    Read more: B.B. King - Rock Me Baby Lyrics | MetroLyrics

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    Everything Gonna Be Alright

    5:06

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    Everything Gonna Be Alright · Big Mama Thornton

    With The Muddy Waters Blues Band

    ℗ 2004 Arhoolie Productions Inc.

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    Guide Me Home

    4:24

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    Guide Me Home · Big Mama Thornton

    With The Muddy Waters Blues Band

    ℗ 2004 Arhoolie Productions Inc.

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    Big Mama Thornton - Summertime

    4:15

    Album - Stronger Than Dirt

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    Hound Dog

    3:01

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    Hound Dog · Big Mama Thornton

    Ball And Chain

    ℗ 1989 Arhoolie Productions Inc.

    Writer: Jerry Leiber
    Writer: Mike Stoller

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    Born Under A Bad Sign

    3:48

    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

    Born Under A Bad Sign · Big Mama Thornton

    Stronger Than Dirt

    ℗ A Mercury Records release; ℗ 1969 UMG Recordings, Inc.

    Released on: 1969-01-01

    Producer: Al Schmitt
    Composer Lyricist: Booker T. Jones
    Composer Lyricist: William Bell

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    Big Mama Thornton, Muddy Waters, Big Joe Turner, George Harmonica Smith - LIVE IN CONCERT

    1:16:52

    Big Mama Thornton, Muddy Waters, Big Joe Turner, George Harmonica Smith - LIVE IN CONCERT at the University of Oregon 1971 - from the DVD Gunsmoke Blues - TopCat Records

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    I Feel The Way I Feel

    5:06

    Provided to YouTube by Arhoolie Records

    I Feel The Way I Feel · Big Mama Thornton

    With The Muddy Waters Blues Band

    ℗ 2004 Arhoolie Productions Inc.

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    Big Mama Thornton - Lets Go Get Stoned

    4:32

    Album - Stronger Than Dirt

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    Big Mama Thornton - Big Mama Thornton Sings Hound Dog and other Rhythm & Blues Hits

    46:23

    Big Mama Thornton - Big Mama Thornton Sings “Hound Dog“ and other Rhythm & Blues Hits

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    Tracklist :

    00:00 - Hound Dog
    02:48 - They Call Me Big Mama
    04:51 - Rock A Bye Baby
    07:25 - I Ain't No Fool Either
    09:45 - Walking Blues
    12:43 - Mischievous Boogie
    15:15 - Nightmare
    18:06 - Let Your Tears Fall Babe
    20:51 - My Man Called Me
    23:27 - Smell a Rat
    25:08 - How Come
    27:40 - Cotton Picking Blues
    30:27 - Laugh Laugh Laugh
    33:10 - The Big Change
    35:52 - I've Searched the World Over
    38:27 - Stop a Hoppin On Me
    40:54 - The Fish
    43:34 - Just Like a dog

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    Big Mama Thornton, Muddy Waters, Big Joe Turner, George Harmonica Smith - LIVE IN CONCERT

    56:10

    Big Mama Thornton, Muddy Waters, Big Joe Turner, George Harmonica Smith - LIVE IN CONCERT - 1971 University of Oregon - from DVD Gunsmoke Blues

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    Big Mama Thornton - Ball n Chain

    4:23

    April 14, 1984...(*) Thornton was found dead at age 57 by medical personnel in a Los Angeles boarding house, on July 25, 1984.

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    Gunsmoke Blues --- Muddy Waters, Big Mama Thornton, Big Joe Turner, George Harmonica Smith

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    Gunsmoke Blues --- Muddy Waters, Big Mama Thornton, Big Joe Turner, George Harmonica Smith

    During a production hiatus of the popular TV Show Gunsmoke, the film crew decided to take off and film a barnstorming blues revue making it’s way across the country and they ended up in Eugene, OR with cameras rolling to film Muddy Waters, Big Mama Thornton, Big Joe Turner and George Harmonica Smith as they performed in a music hall. Date: October 20, 1971.

    Setlist:
    1. Big Mama Thornton - Early One Morning
    2. Big Mama Thornton - Ball And Chain
    3. George Harmonica Smith - Juke
    4. George Harmonica Smith - Leaving Chicago
    5. Big Joe Turner - Hide And Seek
    6. Big Joe Turner - Shake, Rattle And Roll
    7. Muddy Waters - Mannish Boy
    8. Muddy Waters - Long Distance Call
    9. Muddy Waters - (I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man
    10. Muddy Waters - Got My Mojo Working
    11. Muddy Waters, Big Mama Thornton, Big Joe Turner, George Harmonica Smith - So Long

    12. Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog
    13. Muddy Waters - She's Nineteen Years Old
    14. Muddy Waters - Walking Thru The Park

    Muddy Waters Band:
    Muddy Waters: guitar, vocals
    George Harmonica Smith: Harmonica
    Pinetop Perkins: Piano
    Sammy Lawhorn: guitar
    Pee Wee Madison: guitar
    Calvin Fuzz Jones: bass
    Willie Big Eyes Smith: drums

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    Willie Mae Big Mama Thornton-Little Red Rooster

    5:53

    Little Red Rooster

    Recorded live at Monroe State Prison in Monroe (1987)

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    Im Feeling Alright

    3:02

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    I'm Feeling Alright · Big Mama Thornton

    With The Muddy Waters Blues Band

    ℗ 2004 Arhoolie Productions Inc.

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    big mama thornton - down home shakedown-.mpg

    5:38

    Impresionante!!!!!

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    Ball N Chain

    4:32

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    Ball N' Chain · Big Mama Thornton

    Ball And Chain

    ℗ 1989 Arhoolie Productions Inc.

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    BIG MAMA THORNTON IN CONCERT Eugene Oregon 1971

    28:24

    Songs: Blues Walk, Early In The Morning, Ball And Chain, Hound Dog, Rock Me Baby, and So Long.

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    Big Mama Thornton - Born Under A Bad Sign

    3:41

    From the Album - Stronger Than Dirt

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    Big Mama Thornton - The Way It Is - Full Vinyl Album

    47:38

    1970 Mercury Records live album recorded in L.A.

    Side 1:
    1. [0:00] Little Red Rooster
    2. [7:55] One Black Rat
    3. [11:39] Rock Me Baby
    4. [16:46] Wade In The Water

    Side 2:
    1. [22:16] Sweet Little Angel
    2. [28:56] Medley: Baby Please Don't Go/Got My Mojo Workin'
    3. [34:40] Watermelon Man
    4. [39:09] Don't Need No Doctor

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    Big Mama Thornton 1984: Rooster Blues / Ball & Chain - Hound Dog

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    1984/4/14 L.A., Big Mama Thornton (v,harm) & Band:
    3:30 Rooster Blues / 7:21 Ball And Chain - Hound Dog /
    L.A., Legends Of Rhythm & Blues (34min excerpt-item-1), also the below items are from this fine documentary:
    1984 Lloyd Glenn (p): 1:25 How Long Blues /
    1984 Joe Liggins & his Honeydrippers: 2:40 Honeydrippers Theme - Pink Champagne /
    1984 Charles Brown (p,v): 3:05 Merry Christmas, Baby /
    1984 Joe Liggins: 2:00 Little Joe´s Boogie /
    & Margie Evans (v): 2:30 Mistreatin´ Woman /
    1984 Lowell Fulson (g,v) & Lloyd Glenn (p) & band: 4:00 Reconsider Baby /
    1984 Big Jay McNeely (ts,v) & Band: 1:50 unident.title / 4:30 unident.title /
    details are welcomed

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    Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Didnt It Rain

    7:46

    Live Performance of Rosetta Tharpe with 'Didn't It Rain' anno 1964 in Manchester, England as part of The British Tours of The American Folk Blues Festival.

    You can buy the whole DVD with the British Tours 1963 to 1966 via


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    Big Mama Thornton - Interview by: Chris Strachwitz

    20:59

    Date: ??
    Location: ??

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    Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog

    2:57

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    Big Mama Thornton - My heavy road

    5:56

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    Big Mama Thornton - Rock Me Baby

    6:43

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    Big Mama Thornton - Gonna Leave You

    8:57

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    Janis Joplin - BALL n CHAIN 16:9

    4:56

    Video by Fiko Henna © rANKo TINTORetto

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    Lets Go Get Stoned

    4:31

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    Let's Go Get Stoned · Big Mama Thornton

    Stronger Than Dirt

    ℗ A Mercury Records release; ℗ 1969 UMG Recordings, Inc.

    Released on: 1969-01-01

    Producer: Al Schmitt
    Composer Lyricist: Josephine Armstead
    Composer Lyricist: Nickolas Ashford
    Composer Lyricist: Valerie Simpson

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    Big Mama Thornton - I smell a rat

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    Big Mama Thornton-Big Mamas Bumble Bee Blues

    4:11

    Recorded April 25th, 1966
    Willie Mae Big Mama Thornton Vocals
    Muddy Waters Guitar
    Otis Spann Piano
    James Cotton Harmonica
    Sammy Lawhorn Guitar
    Luther Johnson Bass
    Francis Clay Drums

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    Big Mama Thornton-Everything Gonna Be Alright

    5:07

    Big Mama Thornton With Muddy Waters Blues Band 1966

    Willie Mae Big Mama Thornton Vocal
    Muddy Waters.. Guitar
    Ottis Span.. Piano
    James Cotton...Harmonica
    Francis Clay Drums
    Luther Johnson Bass
    Samuel Lowhorn ... Guitar

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    Big Mama Thornton - Big Mama Thornton and her Favorite Hits

    46:26

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    Big Mama Thornton - Born Under A Bad Sign

    3:47

    Album - Stronger Than Dirt

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    Big Mama Thornton - They Call Me Big Mama

    2:02

    Big Mama Thornton with They Call Me Big Mama from Hound Dog: The Peacock Recordings which were made during 1952-1957. Personnel: Personnel: Leard Bell - Drums, Francis Clay - Drums, James Cotton - Harmonica, Fred Ford - Sax (Baritone), Roy Gaines - Guitar, Bill Harvey - Sax (Tenor), Don Johnson - Trumpet, Pete Guitar Lewis - Guitar, Johnny Otis - Drums, Otis Spann - Piano, Big Mama Thornton - Primary Artist, Vocals, James Von Streeter - Sax (Tenor), George Washington - Trombone, Muddy Waters - Guitar, Devonia Williams - Piano, Albert Winston - Bass

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    Big Mama Thornton - I Shall Be Released

    4:41

    Album - Stronger Than Dirt

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    Big Mama Thornton - They call me big mama

    2:05

    A cool blues from Big Mama Thornton's album
    Blues. Big Mama rules!^^
    Enjoy!

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    Big Mama Thornton Aint Nothin You Can Do

    3:41

    Album - Stronger Than Dirt

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    Big Mama Thornton - Life Goes On

    3:29

    Big Mama Thornton & Muddy Waters Blues Band - Life Goes On

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    Big Mama Thornton - Ball And Chain

    4:42

    Album - Stronger Than Dirt

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    Big Mama Thornton-Rock Me Baby

    6:41

    Rock Me Baby

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    Big Mama Thornton - Since I Fell for You

    4:30

    Big Mama Thornton with The Muddy Waters Blues Band 1966

    Produced by Chris Strachwitz
    Vocals - Willie Mae Big Mama Thornton
    Guitar - Muddy Waters, Samuel Lawhorn
    Bass - Luther Johnson
    Drums - Francis Clay
    Harmonica - James Cotton
    Piano - Otis Spann

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    Big Mama Thornton - They Call Me Big Mama

    2:10

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