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Hound Dog was recorded by Elvis Presley as a single in 1956. In this iVideosongs title, legendary guitarist Scotty Moore, who played on the original track and has influenced other greats such as Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and George Harrison, recounts his beginnings as a musician, his first meeting with Elvis, recording the band's early hits, and their fast track to stardom. He also describes the effects he used to create his signature sound. Instructor Steve Rieck shows how to play Hound Dog, including the acoustic guitar chords and also Hound Dog’s signature "rockabilly" electric guitar licks and solos. Hound Dog is a fun song for intermediate-level guitarists, and uses standard tuning. This is a sample of a 66 minute video available for purchase at iVideosongs.com.