Sam (Olivia Newton-John song)

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"Sam"
Single by Olivia Newton-John
from the album Don't Stop Believin'
B-side "I'll Bet You a Kangaroo"
Released January 1977
Format 7"
Recorded 1976
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"
(1977)
"Sam"
(1977)
"Making a Good Thing Better"
(1977)

"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]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1977) Peak
position
Canada RPM Top Singles[5] 25
Canada Adult Contemporary[6] 1
New Zealand[7] 16
UK 6
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 20
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 40

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1977) Rank
Canada[8] 180
UK[9] 61
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[10] 129
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary[11]
18

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