Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs

Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs

Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs

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Top Songs

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Wooly Bully
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Lil' Red Riding Hood
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It's so Strange
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Black Sheep
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Wooly Bully '67

Albums

  • Hanky Panky

    Nov 2019 • 15 songs

  • One Thousand and One Nights in Texas
  • Wooly Bully

    Apr 2017 • 1 song

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Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs

Biography

Best known for their 1965 smash "Wooly Bully," which helped introduce Tex-Mex rhythms to mainstream rock & roll, Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs were formed in Dallas by lead singer Domingo Samudio, who took the name Sam the Sham from a joke about his inability as a vocalist. The Pharaohs consisted of guitarist Ray Stinnet, bassist David Martin, saxophonist Butch Gibson, and drummer Jerry Patterson. Before hitting it big with "Wooly Bully," a song about Samudio's cat, they recorded the independent single "Haunted House," which helped the band get a deal with MGM. Following "Wooly ...
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