Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs

Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs


Minus Beard And Turbans, Sam & Pharoahs Host Press

Report and Interview by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 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 ...

Twentieth Century Pharaoh: A Texan Named Sam The Sham

Profile by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 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 ...

Chicano Rock

Special Feature by Bill Millar, Record Mirror, 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, 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 ...

back to LIBRARY