Sam the Sham

Listen to Sam the Sham on Wooly Bully

Memphis, Tennessee - 1965:

SAM THE SHAM AND THE PHARAOHS record "Wooly Bully" and the rest is rock and roll history. Usually, a new act who records a song that sells as many millions of records worldwide as "Wooly Bully" did, rarely can
duplicate the feat. Well guess again! In February 1966, SAM THE SHAM stormed the charts again with "Lil' Red Riding Hood." And the world has not forgotten SAM THE SHAM since.

Originally, hailing from Texas, Sam moved to Memphis and was a nightclub
performer. In fact, because Sam knew so many tunes and did requests for
anyone, even if he didn't know the song, he got the nickname "The Sham."

Sam has toured the world and been number one in every country in the
free world. When Sam is on a concert stage and the first three notes of
"Lil' Red Riding Hood" are played, the crowd goes wild and belts out the
signature howl that starts the tune.

A showman of unique caliber, Sam's audiences delight in his stage
antics. A live performance of SAM THE SHAM is a concert not to be

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