Sam (Olivia Newton-John song)

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Single by Olivia Newton-John
from the album Don't Stop Believin'
Released 1977
Format 7"
Genre Pop, Country
Length 3:43
Label MCA
Writer(s) Don Black, Hank Marvin, John Farrar
Producer(s) John Farrar
Olivia Newton-John singles chronology
"Compassionate Man"
"Making a Good Thing Better"

"Sam" is a song from 1977 (see 1977 in music) performed by Australian singer Olivia Newton-John. It was written by Don Black, Hank Marvin and John Farrar[1][2] and appears on Newton-John's album, Don't Stop Believin'. Farrar also produced the album.[3] "Sam" went to number one on the Easy Listening chart and number twenty on the Hot 100.[4]

The Czech rendering "Jsem Či Nejsem Tvým Snem" was recorded by Eva Pilarová for her 1979 album Jsem Tu A Zpívám.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1977) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 20
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 40


  1. ^ "'Sam' at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  2. ^ The Billboard Book of #1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications)
  3. ^ "John Farrar – Credits". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 181. 

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