SAM THE SHAM AND THE PHARAOHS

SAM THE SHAM AND THE PHARAOHS

SAM THE SHAM AND THE PHARAOHS

SAM THE SHAM AND THE PHARAOHSDomingo “Sam” Samudio (born February 28, 1937, in Dallas, Texas, United States), better known by his stage name Sam the Sham, is a retired Americanrock and roll singer. Sam the Sham was known for his camp robe and turban and hauling his equipment in a 1952 Packardhearse with maroon velvet curtains. As the front man for the Pharaohs, he sang on several Top 40 hits in the mid-1960s, including the Billboard Hot 100 runners-up “Wooly Bully” and “Li’l Red Riding Hood” Source – Wikipedia.org

Li’l Red Riding Hood” is a 1966 song performed by Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs. It was the group’s second top-10 hit, reaching No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in August 1966. Source – Wikiepedia.org

SAM THE SHAM AND THE PHARAOHS

SAM THE SHAM AND THE PHARAOHS

Wooly Bully” is a song originally recorded by novelty rock and roll band Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs in 1964. Based on a standard 12-bar blues progression, it was written by the band’s frontman, Domingo “Sam” Samudio. It was released as a single on the small Memphis-based XL label (#906) in 1964 and was picked up in 1965 by MGM. The song was recorded at Sam C. Phillips Recording Studio at 639 Madison Avenue in Memphis, the successor to Phillips’ original Sun Studio. It proved to be the only recording made at the studio to achieve national success.

Source – Wikipedia.org

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