Sam and Dave (Sam Moore and Dave Prater) were a singing duo in the Miami nightclubs when they were noticed by Stax Records executives in 1965, the year soul music exploded on the charts. “Soul Man,” was their biggest hit, going to # 2 in 1967. The “Steve” (“play it, Steve!”) referred to in the second chorus is guitarist Steve Cropper, songwriter and legendary session musician.
Soul Manby Sam & Dave
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"Soul Man" as recorded by Sam & Dave
Drum sheet music transcribed by James Morton. Immediate PDF download.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate Genre: Classic Rock, Soul
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