Good Rockin’ Tonight: The 10 Best Elvis Presley Covers In Hard Rock

by (@BHSmithNYC)


Jimi Hendrix “Hound Dog”
This Leiber & Stoller standard was originally a hit for R&B singer Big Mama Thornton before The King recorded it in 1956 and Jimi Hendrix performed it live in 1967 for a BBC live recording.


Van Halen “Heartbreak Hotel”
When the boys from L.A. wanted to have some fun in concert they busted out this Elvis chestnut and let her rip (even if Diamond Dave couldn’t remember the lyrics).

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