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The Shangri-Las

The Shangri-Las
Formed: 1963 in New York, NY
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Disbanded: 1969
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Marge Ganser, Mary Anne Ganser, Betty Weiss, Mary Weiss
Biography: Along with the Shirelles and the Ronettes, the Shangri-Las were among the greatest girl groups; if judged solely on the basis of attitude, they were the greatest of them all. They combined an innocent adolescent charm with more than a hint of darkness, singing about dead bikers, teenage runaways, and ...Read full biography
Shangri-Las-65!
Released: 1965
Label: Hi Horse Records
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By the time that their sole long-player Shangri-Las-'65 hit the streets, the Queens, NY-based girl group had already made a sizable dent in the pop charts with the death rock anthem "Leader of the Pack," ...Read full review
More The Shangri-Las albums: Main Albums (1), Compilations (45), Singles & EPs (7)
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