Sam The Sham And The Pharoahs

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Woolly Bully / Li’l Red Riding Hood   1966 – MGM 1965

Sam The Sham And The Pharoahs were  played frequently at the Old Twisted Wheel, Manchester in the  sixties, the most popular tracks being Wooly Bully and the B side, Li’l Red Riding Hood with its spooky tune and atmospheric lyrics:

Hey there lil’ Riding Hood,
you sure are looking good,
you’re everythin’
that a big bad wolf could wann

Today of course, thiese lyrics could well be banned – such is the sensitivity around stalking issues.

Best known for their 1965 smash Wooly Bully, which helped introduce Tex-Mex rhythms to mainstream rock & roll, Sam the Sham and 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.

Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs – FORMED: 1964, Dallas, Texas. DISBANDED: 1967

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