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Sam Ling

Sam Ling
Real name
Saul Samuel Bihari
Born
March 9, 1929
Died
February 22, 1975
Country
United States
IPI
00003166036 3 works
00018177191 19 works
Comments
One of the four brothers who founded the blues/R&B label Modern Records. He used the name Sam Ling as a songwriting pseudonym - although he was not a songwriter - to obtain undeserved royalties from the works written by African-American musicians who recorded for the Biharis.
Family
Joe Josea Brother
Jules Taub Brother

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Songs written by Sam Ling

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Ain't Gonna Hush Joe Josea, Jules Taub, Sam Ling, Chet De Milo Cordella De Milo - Maxwell Davis Orch. March 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
Blues in the Dark Sam Ling, George Smith "Little George" Smith June 1955 Covered by Charlie Musselwhite
Do You Love Me Joe Josea, Sam Ling, Young Jessie Young Jessie November 1955 Covered by Robert Gordon
Eddie, My Love Maxwell Davis, Sam Ling, Aaron Collins The Teen Queens January 1956 Covered by (14 artists)
Get Out of Here B.B. King, Sam Ling B.B. King August 26, 1960 Covered by (2 artists)
Gonna Tell Your Mother Jimmy McCracklin, Sam Ling Jimmy McCracklin 1955 Covered by (5 artists)
Hand in Hand Elmore James, Joe Josea, Jules Taub, Sam Ling Elmore James and His Broomdusters January 25, 1952 Covered by (4 artists)
I Need You So Bad B.B. King, Sam Ling B.B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra September 1957 Covered by (11 artists)
Let Me Love You B.B. King, Sam Ling B.B. King 1962 Covered by (2 artists)
Oh Baby Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Maxwell Davis, Sam Ling Johnny "Guitar" Watson and His Orchestra November 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
Quit My Baby B.B. King, Sam Ling B.B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra June 1957 Covered by Brooks, Hunter & Walker
She Moves Me Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Sam Ling Johnny "Guitar" Watson August 1956 Covered by (3 artists)
So Mean to Me Elmore James, Sam Ling Elmore James 1956 Covered by (4 artists)
Sugar Sam Ling Marvin and Johnny - Marvin Phillips Orch. September 1954 Covered by Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers Blues Quartet
Telephone Blues Sam Ling, George Smith "Little George" Smith June 1955 Covered by (7 artists)
The Girl in My Dreams Joe Josea, Jules Taub, Maxwell Davis, Sam Ling The Cliques March 1956 Covered by (4 artists)
Three Hours Past Midnight Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Sam Ling Johnny "Guitar" Watson April 1956 Covered by (3 artists)
Too Tired Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Maxwell Davis, Sam Ling Johnny "Guitar" Watson and His Orchestra July 1955 Covered by (18 artists)
You Don't Love Me Sam Ling, George Smith George Smith 1956 Covered by (2 artists)