Elvis Pedigree wasn't the first dog to sing rhythm and blues but his hits 'Blue Suede Paws', 'Dogs Home Rock', 'That's all right Doggie' and 'Barking In the Chapel' made him the most influential. Managed by Colonel Tom Barker, Pedigree became an international dog superstar. His worldwide live TV concert, 'Howling from Hawaii' was watched by over 1 billion dogs and even some cats.
Shirley Basset is known by her legion of dog fans as 'Basset the Belter.' She rose to fame in the 1960's with her massive hit, 'Big Spaniel'. She is perhaps most famous for her renditions of the 'James Bonzo' theme tunes, 'Goldpointer' and 'Dalmatians are Forever'. Basset started living as a tax exile in 1968 but returned after two years when she realised that dogs don't have to pay tax.
I feel blue without Doggy Sue
Buddy Collie was a legendary and influential ‘50s dog & roll star, whose impact on the canine music world was far reaching. Tall, lanky and bespectacled, he looked like an ordinary dog who just happened to sing and play the guitar really well. Collie’s brief career produced such memorable hits as ‘Doggy Sue’ and ‘That’ll Be The Dog’ before his untimley death when he ran out into the road and was run over by an ice cream van