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Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs


Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs were a 60s Tex-Mex rock 'n' roll band. The group was formed by lead singer Domingo "Sam" Samudio in 1961 in Dallas, Texas, USA. The other original members were Carl Medke, Russell Fowler, Omar "Big Man" Lopez, and Vincent Lopez. The original lineup only recorded one record which failed to sell. They broke up in late ... See full bio »

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Known For

Full Metal Jacket
Full Metal Jacket Soundtrack
(1987)
Happy Gilmore
Happy Gilmore Soundtrack
(1996)
Monsters vs. Aliens
Monsters vs. Aliens Soundtrack
(2009)
Scrooged
Scrooged Soundtrack
(1988)

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 2016 Mafia III (Video Game) (performer: "Li'l Red Riding Hood" - uncredited)
 2015/I Fearless ("Li'l Red Riding Hood")
 2015 My All-American (performer: "Wooly Bully" - as Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs)
 2015 Digging for Fire (performer: "Lil' Red Riding Hood" - as Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs)
 2012 Beatrix, Oranje onder Vuur (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- De Prijs (2012) ... (performer: "Wooly Bully" - uncredited)
 2011 Red Dog ("Wooly Bully")
 2010 Made in Dagenham (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 2008 Religulous (Documentary) (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 2005 Wild Country (performer: "Li'l Red Riding Hood")
 2004 Los nuevos y clásicos bloopers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Los nuevos y clásicos bloopers - Parte 7 (2004) ... (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 2003 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ebb Tide (2003) ... (performer: "Wooly Bully" - uncredited)
 2002 The Rookie (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 2001-2002 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Half-Decent Proposal (2002) ... (performer: "Wooly Bully")
- Homer the Moe (2001) ... (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 2000 Steal This Movie (performer: "Wooly Bully" - as Sam the Sham and The Pharohs)
 1998 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Seite 45 (1998) ... (performer: "Wooly Bully" - uncredited)
- The Best of Last Songs ... (performer: "Wooly Bully" - uncredited)
 1996 Happy Gilmore (performer: "Wooly Bully" - as Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs)
 1994 Epimaco Velasco: NBI (performer: "Wooly Bully" - uncredited)
 1994 Mistah (performer: "Woolly Bully" (as "Wooly Booly"))
 1993 Striking Distance (performer: "LIL' RED RIDING HOOD")
 1993 The Last Supper (Short) (performer: "Lil' Red Riding Hood")
 1992 Night and the City (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 1992 Melrose Place (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Leap of Faith (1992) ... (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 1989 Flying Blind (TV Movie) (performer: "Lil' Red Riding Hood")
 1988 Scrooged (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 1988 Moonlighting (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- And the Flesh Was Made Word (1988) ... (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 1987 Full Metal Jacket (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 1985 The Midnight Hour (TV Movie) (performer: "Little Red Riding Hood" - uncredited)
 1985 Heaven Help Us (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 1984 Splash (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 1983 Private School (performer: "Li'l Red Riding Hood")
 1983 Baby It's You (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 1980 The Hollywood Knights (performer: "Wooly Bully" - as Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs)
 1979 More American Graffiti (performer: "Wooly Bully")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.48 (1965) ... (performer: "Ring Dang Doo", "Go-Go Girl", "Wooly Bully")
- Episode #1.32 (1965) ... (performer: "Wooly Bully", "Ju Ju Hand")
 1965 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.6 (1965) ... (performer: "Ring Dang Doo" - uncredited)
 1965 When the Boys Meet the Girls (performer: "Monkey See, Monkey Do")
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CD: "Pharaohization! The Best of Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs" (Rhino) See more »

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Trivia:

Their name was a combination of the nickname of leader Domingo Samudio ("Sam"), the little dance routines he would do during the group's act (which was called "shamming") and their watching the film The Ten Commandments (1956) one night and thinking that the costumes worn by Yul Brynner, who played the Egyptian pharaoh, looked cool and would make them stand out. See more »

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