Wooly Bully" is a popular song originally recorded by novelty rock 'n' roll band Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs in 1965. 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 ( 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.
The Pharaohs' next releases – "Ju Ju Hand" ( US) ( Ca. and "Ring Dang Doo"- were minor successes. In late 1965, 11 months after "Wooly Bully", David A. Martin, Jerry Patterson, Ray Stinnett, and Butch Gibson left over a financial dispute. Sam's manager, Leonard Stogel, discovered Tony Gee & The Gypsys at the Metropole Cafe in Times Square, New York City. The group traveled to Asia as Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs and The Shamettes and released the album titled The Sam the Sham Revue, which was originally to be titled Nefertiti by Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs (which is printed on the inside record labels). Sam also released a solo album in late 1967 titled Ten of Pentacles.
Matrix, Runout (Side A label): 65-XY-316. Matrix, Runout (Side B label): 65-XY-448.
Album Wooly Bully (1965). by Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs. Recording Supervisor. Wooly Bully Watch it now, watch it Here it comes, here it comes Watch it now, he'll get ya. Matty told Hatty, about a thing she saw Had two big horns, and a wooly jaw Wooly Bully, Wooly Bully Yeah that's right Wooly Bully, Wooly Bully, Wooly Bully He. .
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But I just heard "JU JU HAND" today on the oldies radio. What a fun but bizarre song. Man, those lyric were wild! I think a juju hand is the same as a Mojo hand. Sam the Sham was later known for camp robe and turban and hauling his equipment in a 1952 Pickard hearse with maroon velvet curtains. As the front man of the Pharaohs, he sang on a half dozen Top 40 hits in the mid - 1960s, notably "Wooly Bully". Samudio made his singing debut in second grade, representing his high school in a radio broadcast. Later, he took up guitar and formed a group with friends, one of whom was Trini Lopez.
Their Second Album (Ju Ju Hand). 1966 Li'l Red Riding Hood. The Man And His Music. SAM Records Extended Play Disco Classics. Sam 'The Man' Taylor In Japan. Lightnin' And The Blues.