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"Who Shot Sam"
Single by George Jones
B-side"Into My Arms Again"
RecordedApril 14, 1959
Studio Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville
Genre Rockabilly, country
Songwriter(s) George Jones, Darrell Edwards, Ray Jackson
Producer(s) Pappy Daily
George Jones singles chronology
" White Lightning"
"Who Shot Sam"
" Big Harlan Taylor"

"Who Shot Sam" is a song by George Jones. It was recorded and released as a single in 1959 by Mercury Records and reached No. 7 on the country singles chart. Jones wrote the song with Darrell Edwards, with whom he had collaborated on several occasions, and Ray Jackson. The song is very similar to " White Lightning". Like "White Lightning", "Who Shot Sam" appeared on the low rungs of the pop chart, peaking at No. 93. The song tells the story about a wild Saturday-night shoot-out in New Orleans, Louisiana.