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Sam & Bill

Formed in 1962, Sam and Bill comprised of:

Sam Gary (b. Columbus, South Carolina, U.S.A.)


Bill Johnson (b. 16th October 1932, Augusta, Georgia, U.S.A.)


Sam Davis (b. 10th December 1940, Winston Salem, North Carolina, U.S.A.)

Sam & Bill comprised of Bill Johnson and Sam Gary, who met in New Jersey in 1962.

Sam had his own group called the Four Steps Of Rhythm.

The duo first recorded for New York based Karate, before signing to the Joda label in 1965.

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'Fly Me To The Moon' b/w 'Treat Me Right' - 1965 / 'For Your Love' b/w 'Beautiful Baby' - 1965

At Joda they released ‘Fly Me To The Moon’ and, the Ed Townsend penned ‘For Your Love’.

Sam Gary then left the group, and was replaced by Sam Davis.

The duo recorded further sides for Decca and Capricorn Records.

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