Re-blogging my “Music on Monday” series! Love this one! I hope Wooly Bully gets stuck in your head. You are welcome. 🙂
SAM THE SHAM and THE PHARAOHS:“Let’s not be L-7, come and learn to dance…”
Sam the Sham was known for his camp robe & turban and hauling his equipment in a 1952 Packard hearse with maroon velvet curtains. As the front man for The Pharaohs, he sang on several Top 40 hits in the mid-1960s, notably the Hot 100 runners up “Wooly Bully” and “Li’l Red Riding Hood”.
read more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_the_Sham
UNHIP TO BE SQUARE:
- This was the best-selling song of 1965 in the USA despite not making #1.
- This was the first American record to sell a million copies during the British Invasion.
- There aren’t many lyrics in this song that don’t contain the words “Wooly” or “Bully,”…
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