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Fri Dec 3 02:20:40 UTC 2004
From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of
Arnold M. Zwicky
Sent: Thursday, December 02, 2004 7:31 PM
To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Subject: Re: BVD's
On Dec 2, 2004, at 3:10 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:
> ...Remember "Boolie-Woolie" (or however it was spelled) by Sam the
> Sham &
> the Pharoahs?
"Wooly Bully" (LP released 1965). i have friends whose baby, born in
1965, was extremely fretful. for a while, the only thing that would
soothe her to sleep was "Wooly Bully", played at bone-vibrating
amplitudes. i still have ambivalent feelings about the song.
> They were Texans
sam was actually Domingo Samudio.
Still is. Has a web page: http://www.samthesham.com/
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