Golden Hits of the Shangri-Las. This 1966 compilation gathers a dozen of the the Shangri-Las most memorable selections from their sole long-player Shangri Las '65 (1965) and various 45s issued on the Jerry Leiber-owned Red Bird Records. Although the original incarnation included sisters Mary and Elizabeth Weiss and their high school classmates Marge and Mary Anne Ganser, by the time the combo began getting noticed, Liz had dropped out - as evidenced by the trio touted on the kitschy (think Laugh-In) mid-'60s album artwork.
This 1966 compilation gathers a dozen of the the Shangri-Las most memorable selections from their sole long-player Shangri Las '65 (1965) and various 45s issued on the Jerry Leiber-owned Red Bird Records.
The Shangri Las were one of the most interesting bands of the Sixties, despite often being dismissed as kitsch - their influence spread as far as the Ramones (and, though not mentioned here, more recent acts like Amy Winehouse and Lana Del Re. Ada Wolin's history of the group reveals that they were working-class teenage girls from New York, and the stories they told were not removed from their experience. These are enjoyed more if you’re not expecting a comprehensive history and analysis of the album. I approach the books like I am taking a music history class with the instructor (the author) using a certain album or genre to teach a number of things. I feel they are more enjoyable from that angle. The books are great, most can be read in a day and I always leave them knowing more than I did before.
Golden Hits of the Shangri-Las.
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The Shangri-Las were an American pop girl group of the 1960s. Between 1964 and 1966 they charted with teen melodramas, and remain especially known for their hits "Leader of the Pack", "Remember (Walking in the Sand)", and "Give Him a Great Big Kiss". The group was formed at Andrew Jackson High School in Cambria Heights, a neighborhood in Queens, New York City, in 1963.
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