SAM & DAVE

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The greatest of all soul duos.

Sam Moore and Dave Prater brought the sound of the black church to pop music with their string of call-and-response hits for Stax Records from 1965 to 1968. The pair usually worked with the songwriting and production team of Isaac Hayes and David Porter, using Booker T. and the M.G.’s as backing musicians.

From these collaborations came such soulful, fevered exchanges as “You Don’t Know Like I Know,” “Hold On, I’m Comin’,” “You Got Me Hummin’,” “Soul Man” and “I Thank You.” Sam and Dave also gained renown as an electrifying live act in the Stax revues of the mid-Sixties, where they competed for applause with such labelmates as Otis Redding.

Dave Prater was born on May 9, 1937 in Ocilla, Georgia, and Sam Moore was born on October 12, 1935 in Miami, Florida. The duo met in the latter’s hometown in 1961. Moore, a church-reared singer
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SAM & DAVE Hold On, I'm Comin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hold On, I'm Comin'
RnB 1966
SAM & DAVE Double Dynamite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Double Dynamite
RnB 1966
SAM & DAVE Soul Men album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Men
RnB 1967
SAM & DAVE I Thank You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Thank You
Blues 1968
SAM & DAVE Back At 'Cha! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back At 'Cha!
RnB 1974
SAM & DAVE Soul Study Volume 1 (aka Hold On I'm Coming) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Study Volume 1 (aka Hold On I'm Coming)
RnB 1982
SAM & DAVE Soul Study Volume 2 (aka Soul Sister Brown Sugar) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Study Volume 2 (aka Soul Sister Brown Sugar)
RnB 1982

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SAM & DAVE The Best Of Sam & Dave album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best Of Sam & Dave
RnB 1969
SAM & DAVE Sweet & Funky Gold album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sweet & Funky Gold
RnB 1978
SAM & DAVE The Greatest Hits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Greatest Hits
RnB 1982
SAM & DAVE Sam & Dave (aka Las Grandes Estrellas Del Rock aka The Best Of aka Greatest Hits,etc) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sam & Dave (aka Las Grandes Estrellas Del Rock aka The Best Of aka Greatest Hits,etc)
RnB 1982

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