Run Samson Run

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"Run Samson Run"
Single by Neil Sedaka
from the album Neil Sedaka Sings Little Devil and His Other Hits
Released 1960
Recorded 1960
Genre Pop
Writer(s) Neil Sedaka
Howard Greenfield
Producer(s) Al Nevins
Neil Sedaka singles chronology
"You Mean Everything to Me"
(1960)
"Run, Samson, Run"
(1960)
"Calendar Girl"
(1961)
Music video
"Run Samson Run" on YouTube

"Run Samson Run" is a song written by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield and sung by Neil Sedaka. It appears on his album Neil Sedaka Sings Little Devil and His Other Hits. The song was included in Neil Sedaka Sings His Greatest Hits (1959–1963).

The single was released in 1961. It became a hit in US reaching number 28 on the US Billboard Chart. The musical accompaniment is by Stan Applebaum and His Orchestra.

The lyrics take the Biblical story of Samson and Delilah adapting it to a modern love affair and comment on relationship between men and women.

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In 1963, Hong Kong female singer CHANG Loo (張露) (1932–2009), covered this song, under title name of Run Samson Run/英雄美人, in alternate English and Mandarin Chinese language, on her LP album An Evening With Chang Loo with EMI Columbia Records.

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