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#2 in 1965
|Domingo Sam Samudio was born March 6,
1937,in Dallas, Texas. Know as Sam the Sham he was known for his camp
robe and turban and hauling his equipment in a 1952 Packard hearse with
maroon velvet curtains. Samudio, who is of Mexican American descent,
made his singing debut in second grade, representing his 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,
however they disbanded in 1962. In 1963 whil playing at the Diplomat
Hotel in Memphis, he formed them again and recorded Wooly Bully in 1965.
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