Sam and Dave

Sam and Dave

n. the police; police officers. (Black.) And there at the door were my old buddies Sam and Dave with a warrant.
See also: and, SAM
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SAM AND DAVE DIG A HOLE by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen (Walker Books, PS11.
Sam and Dave decide to dig a hole because they want to find something spectacular.
It began when Sam's wife, Joyce, was in a meeting with Atlantic Records lawyer Mike Mayer, inquiring about the whereabouts of her husband's royalties from his many million-selling Sam and Dave hits.
I know the guy has contacts in the business, so we became Sam and Dave.
Despite featuring Jackie Wilson on backing vocals, their records for Roulette sold poorly and in 1965 Sam and Dave signed with Atlantic.
Sam and Dave became superstars and, before long, they were behaving like superstars too.
A 1992 inductee into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame, Moore's best-known hit with Sam and Dave was "Soul Man" which sold over 1 million copies.
amp; the MGs, the Bar-Kays, Isaac Hayes, Sam and Dave, the Staple Singers, Eddie Floyd, Johnnie Taylor, William Bell and Rufus and Carla Thomas, among many, many others, the Memphis soul label established itself as a one-of-a-kind brand.