The Residents ‎– So Long Sam

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1 True Love Never Runs Smooth
Written-By [Uncredited] – Bacharach And David
2:54
2 Born To Be Wild
Written-By [Uncredited] – Mars Bonfire
4:36
3 Ode To Billy Joe
Written-By [Uncredited] – Bobbie Gentry
4:37
4 Paint It Black
Written-By [Uncredited] – Jagger-Richards
2:30

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Download only, all four tracks were available for a short time period in June 2010 at Robot Selling Device (RSD).

All four songs are classic pop/rock covers:
- "True Love Never Runs Smooth" by Gene Pitney in 1963,
- "Born To Be Wild" by Steppenwolf in 1968,
- "Ode To Billy Joe" by Bobbie Gentry in 1967,
- "Paint It Black" by Rolling Stones, The in 1966.

Recorded live June 4th, 2010, at Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive. This performance is dedicated to the memory of Sam (1945 - 2006).

So Long Sam, as a work in progress, is an excerpt from a longer piece entitled Sam’s Enchanted Evening currently being developed by The Residents for performance with an orchestra.

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