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Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs

Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs

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Sam The Sham Has Sung In Opera!

Interview by Tracy Thomas, New Musical Express, 30 July 1965

Special from Tracy Thomas in Hollywood ...

Minus Beard And Turbans, Sam & Pharoahs Host Press

Report and Interview by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 26 February 1966

HOLLYWOOD – Press conferences for pop artists are getting to be a welcome habit around here. Of course, press conferences have been going on for ...

Sam Is Just a Sham With Earring and Beard

Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 10 June 1966

YOU SEE a guy with a thick beard, long curly hair, a gold earring on his right ear, and a poet-sleeved bandanna print shirt and ...

Twentieth Century Pharaoh: A Texan Named Sam The Sham

Profile by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 23 July 1966

'WOOLY BULLY' and a beard. Turbans and sheet-like outfits. The whole thing seems like years ago but actually isn't. Since 'Wooly Bully' Sam The Sham ...

Sam, Yardbirds, Cousins — Great Mixture

Report and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 25 November 1966

WHERE COULD you see more long hair, pant suits, miniskirts, and Beatle caps per square foot than any place else in Detroit last weekend? Where ...

Loraine Alterman on Records: The Fascinating Sounds Of a Group Called Love

Review by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 29 January 1967

THE TREMENDOUSLY talented West Coast group called Love still hasn't made it into the bright spotlight of fame like the Beach Boys or the Lovin' ...

On the Pop Scene in Detroit: Brenda Lee

Report and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 24 March 1967

BRENDA LEE, who at age 22 has been in show business for a dozen years, is in town at the Roostertail where there'll be a ...

Chicano Rock

Special Feature by Bill Millar, Record Mirror, 30 October 1971

ON 3 February 1959 Richard Valenzuela died in a plane crash along with Buddy Holly whose final recordings foretold the Beatless sixties; a more pop ...

Chicano Rock: Down Mexico Way

Overview by Bill Millar, Let It Rock, September 1975

Chicano Rock: Ritchie Valens, Sam The Sham, Sunny and the Sunglows and more. ...

The A-Z of Punk

Overview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, 17 July 1976

THE ORIGINAL idea behind this A-Z was to try and provide a guide to 'punk' as it's now generally understood, i.e. as much a question ...


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