Sam's Place

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"Sam's Place"
Single by Buck Owens
from the album Your Tender Loving Care
B-side "Don't Ever Tell Me Goodbye"
Released March 13, 1967
Genre Country
Length 2:00
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Buck Owens
Red Simpson
Producer(s) Ken Nelson
Buck Owens singles chronology
"Where Does the Good Times Go"
"Sam's Place"
"Your Tender Loving Care"

"Sam's Place" is a 1967 country song written by Red Simpson and recorded by Buck Owens. The single went to number one on the country charts spending three weeks at the top and a total of thirteen weeks on the country charts.[1] The song is about a country nightclub called "Sam's Place", of which the singer is a regular patron. Other patrons include two women named "Shimmy-Shakin' Tina" from Pasadena and "Hootchie-Kootchie Hattie" from Cincinnati.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1967) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 92


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 257. 

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Preceded by
"Need You"
by Sonny James
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

May 13-May 27, 1967
Succeeded by
"It's Such a Pretty World Today"
by Wynn Stewart