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    Hound Dog

    Elvis Presley


    Verse 1:

                                        C (4)

    You ain't nothin' but a hound dog

     

    Cryin' all the time

                                       F (2)

    You ain't nothin' but a hound dog

                        C (2)

    Cryin' all the time

                          G

    Well, you ain't never caught a rabbit

                  F                      C (2, hold 2nd measure)

    And you ain't no friend of mine

     

    Verse 2:

                                      C (4)

    Well they said you was high-classed

                        

    Well, that was just a lie

                                         F (2)

    Yeah they said you was high-classed

                                    C (2)

    Well, that was just a lie

                           G

    Well, you ain't never caught a rabbit

                   F                      C (2, hold 2nd measure)

    And you ain't no friend of mine

     

    Repeat Verse 1

     

    Instrumental Verse

     

    Repeat Verse 2

     

    Instrumental Verse

     

    Repeat Verse 2

     

                             C (4)

    You ain't nothin' but a hound dog

     

    Cryin' all the time

                            F (2)

    You ain't nothin' but a hound dog

                          C (2)

    Cryin' all the time

                            G (2, hold 2nd measure)

    Well, you ain't never caught a rabbit

                                                 C     C9 (hold)

    And you ain't no friend of mine


    This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.