Walking the Dog" (or "Walkin' the Dog") is a Rufus Thomas song. It was released on his 1963 album Walking the Dog. It was his signature hit and also his biggest, reaching number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 in December 1963 and remaining on the Hot 100 for 14 weeks. The lyrics make references to children's nursery rhymes, especially Miss Mary Mack. The song was recorded several months later by the Rolling Stones in 1964.
Walking the Dog is the debut studio album by American R&B singer Rufus Thomas from Memphis, Tennessee. It was released in 1963 through Stax Records with distribution by Atlantic. The album peaked at number 138 on the Billboard 200 albums chart in the United States. It spawned three hit singles: "The Dog", "Walking the Dog" and "Can Your Monkey Do the Dog", which made it to the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart at No. 87, No. 10 and No. 48 respectively.
Joe Venuti - The Wild Dog. 2:45. Big Mama Thornton - Medley: Hound Dog, Walkin' The Dog. 3:48. Black Mountain Boys & Jerry Garcia - Walkin' the Dog (Live) (Live). The Dennisons - Walkin' The Dog. 2:30. Jimmy Dean & The Town & Countrymen - Walkin' The Dog. 1:54. Waking The Wild - Salty Dog.
Walking The Dog Lyrics. Baby's back, dressed in black Silver buttons all down her back High, low, tipsy toe She broke a needle and she can't sew. Walkin' the dog Just a-walkin' the dog If you don't know how to do it I'll show you how to walk the dog C'mon now, c'mon, c'mon! Asked my mama for fifteen cents See the elephant jump the fence He jumped so high he touched the sky Never got back till the Fourth of July. Walkin' the dog Just a-walkin' the dog If you don't know how to do it I'll show you how to walk the dog C'mon now, c'mon, c'mon! Oh ho Just-a, just-a, just a-walkin' Just-a, just-a, just a-walkin' Just-a, just-a, just a-walkin' Oh yeah If you don't know how to do it I'll show you how to walk the dog Ohh! Just-a, just-a, just-a, just-a, just a-walkin' Just-a, just-a, just-a, just-a, just a-walkin'.
That approach served him impressively well on his debut album Walking the Dog. In contrast to the sleeker, more elaborate production style favored by the Northern soulsters of Motown, Thomas rejects pop elements altogether and thrives on rawness on his hits "Walking the Dog" and "The Dog," as well as inspired versions of "Land of 1000 Dances" (which became a major hit for Wilson Pickett), Lee Dorsey's "Ya Ya," and John Lee. Hooker's "Boom Boom.
Album: Walking the Dog (1963). Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Jumped so high he touched the sky, Never got back till the fourth of July. Walkin' the dog, Just walkin' the dog. If you don't know how to do it, I'll show you how to walk the do. riter/s: RUFUS THOMAS Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind. More songs from Rufus Thomas. More songs covered by The Rolling Stones. More songs with animals in the title. More songs from 1963. Walking the Dog Songfacts.
Walking the Dog is an optional mission in Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage given by Tiny Tina. Tina just bought a new puppy named Enrique and she wants help with walking it. She insists that this will help with training for the arena as well.
|A||Walking The Dog
Written-By – Rufus Thomas
|B||You Don't Know What Love Is
Written-By – Ben E. King
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