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.
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It was the hit behind this debut album, which is superior in quality to the efforts of similar bands when it was their turn to create a debut LP. Whatever he thought of his singing abilities, Sam the Sham was an expert bandleader in the old-school style, keeping the beat cracking like a whip while creating an atmosphere both raucous and friendly.
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. He formed "The Pharaohs" in 1961 in Dallas.
Wooly bully, wooly bully Wooly bully, wooly bully, wooly bully. Matty told Hatty: "That's the thing to do Get you someone really to pull the wool with yo. Wooly bully, wooly bully Wooly bully, wooly bully, wooly bully. Originally based on lyrics from The Hully Gully and intended to have the same title, MGM Records told them they couldn’t use the title. Sam changed it to Wooly Bully, which was the name of his cat. "Wooly Bully" Track Info. Written By Domingo Samudio.
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|A||–Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs||Wooly Bully|
|B||–Lou Christie||Lightnin' Strikes|
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|OG 9447||Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs / Lou Christie||Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs / Lou Christie - Wooly Bully / Lightnin' Strikes (7")||Old Gold||OG 9447||UK||1984|