Thu, 16 Aug 2012 08:03:53 GMT | By Francis Whittaker
35 things you never knew about Elvis Presley

He was forced to sing to a dog



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When he appeared on the Steve Allen Show in 1956, he was forced to sing Hound Dog to a basset hound live on air. He found the experience humiliating and was said to have ranted furiously about the incident backstage.

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