The Shangri-Las circa 1965. Left to right: Betty Weiss, Mary Ann Ganser, Marge Ganser, Mary Weiss. Background information. This charted on the Hot 100 at 67. Scottish alternative rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain cited the Shangri-Las as an early influence. In 1985, the band's guitarist William Reid stated: "We all love the Shangri-Las, and one day we're going to make Shangri-Las records.
Lyrics for Wishing Well by The Shangri-Las. Betty: (spoken) You can wish upon a star, It makes no difference who you are. Just do the. Betty: (sung) I have a wishing well. I gotta fill the wishing well, I'm gonna make my dreams come true, And every wish will be 'bout you. (First wish:) I'm gonna make a-you mine. Second wish:) You'll love me all the time.
ロフィール: American pop girl group formed in 1963 in New York City and disbanded in 1968.
The Shangri-Las as they were best known: tough girls with broken hearts. The 1950s and 1960s also saw a large migration out of the hustle and bustle of the cities to what many at the time considered, the suburbs. Yes, Queens, New York is where this story focuses and yes, in this time period, it was considered a suburb. It was not uncommon to have small groups of kids, some gangs and some just neighborhood kids, dividing up the blocks into territories. There was the usual mischief, but nothing as drastic by today's standards, but still enough that you would want to stand up and call anyone's bluff