The Shangri-Las

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American pop girl group formed in 1963 in New York City and disbanded in 1968. 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. They were two sets of sisters: Mary Weiss (lead singer) (born December 28, 1948) and Elizabeth "Betty" Weiss (born November 27, 1946), and identical twins Marguerite "Marge"/"Margie" Ganser (February 4, 1948 – July 28, 1996) and Mary Ann Ganser (February 4, 1948 – March 14, 1970). They began playing school shows, talent shows, and teen hops, coming to the attention of Artie Ripp, who arranged the group's first record deal with Kama Sutra. Their first recording in December 1963 was "Simon Says", later issued on the Smash label, on which Betty Weiss sang lead. They also recorded "Wishing Well" / "Hate to Say I Told You So", which became their first release in early 1964 when leased to the small Spokane label.
Mary Weiss was the main lead singer; Betty, however, took lead on "Maybe" (the LP version), "Shout", "Twist and Shout", "Wishing Well", and a number of B-sides and album tracks. Mary Ann Ganser took lead on most of "I'm Blue", which is a cover of the Ikettes' biggest hit at the time, and was included on their 1965 album Shangri-Las 65!.
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Albums

RB 20-101 The Shangri-Las - Leader Of The Pack album art The Shangri-Las Leader Of The Pack (Album) Red Bird RB 20-101 US 1965 Sell This Version
RB 20-104 The Shangri-Las - Shangri-Las - 65! album art Shangri-Las* Shangri-Las - 65! (Album) Red Bird RB 20-104 US 1965 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

S-1866 The Shangri-Las - Simon Says / Simon Speaks album art The Shangra-Las* Simon Says / Simon Speaks Smash Records (4) S-1866 US 1963 Sell This Version
RB-10,019 The Shangri-Las - Maybe / Shout album art The Shangri-Las Maybe / Shout (Single) Red Bird RB-10,019 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
1291 The Shangri-Las - Wishing Well album art The Shangri-Las Wishing Well (Single) Spokane Records 1291 US 1964 Sell This Version
RB10 018 The Shangri-Las - Give Him A Great Big Kiss album art The Shangri-Las Give Him A Great Big Kiss (Single) Red Bird RB10 018 UK 1964 Sell This Version
T 7934 The Shangri-Las - Leader Of The Pack / Give Him A Great Big Kiss album art The Shangri-Las Leader Of The Pack / Give Him A Great Big Kiss (Single) Sonet T 7934 Sweden 1964 Sell This Version
LS-6 The Shangri-Las - Leader Of The Pack / What Is Love album art The Shangri-Las Leader Of The Pack / What Is Love (Single) Red Bird LS-6 Sweden 1964 Sell This Version
RB 10-008 The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walkin' In The Sand) album art The Shangri-Las Remember (Walkin' In The Sand) (Single) Red Bird RB 10-008 Australia 1964 Sell This Version
RBEV. 28007 The Shangri-Las - Give Him A Great Big Kiss album art The Shangri-Las Give Him A Great Big Kiss(7", EP) Red Bird RBEV. 28007 Europe 1964 Sell This Version
RBEV28004 The Shangri-Las - Remember / It's Easy To Cry / Good Night Baby / The Swim album art The Shangri Las* / The Butterflys The Shangri Las* / The Butterflys - Remember / It's Easy To Cry / Good Night Baby / The Swim(7", EP) Red Bird RBEV28004 France 1964 Sell This Version
RBEV 28005 The Shangri-Las - Leader Of The Pack / Baby Be Mine album art The Shangri-Las / The Jelly Beans The Shangri-Las / The Jelly Beans - Leader Of The Pack / Baby Be Mine(7", EP) Red Bird RBEV 28005 France 1964 Sell This Version
B 10 036 The Shangri-Las - Right Now And Not Later / The Train From Kansas City album art The Shangri-Las Right Now And Not Later / The Train From Kansas City (Single) Red Bird B 10 036 UK 1965 Sell This Version
RB-33.2002 The Shangri-Las - Give Us Your Blessings album art The Shangri-Las Give Us Your Blessings (Single) Red Bird RB-33.2002 Brazil 1965 Sell This Version
RB40 002 The Shangri-Las - The Shangri-Las album art The Shangri-Las The Shangri-Las (EP) Red Bird RB40 002 UK 1965 Sell This Version
RB10 025 The Shangri-Las - Out In The Streets album art The Shangri-Las Out In The Streets (Single) Red Bird RB10 025 UK 1965 Sell This Version
HV 2046 The Shangri-Las - I Can Never Go Home Any More / Bull Dog album art Shangri-Las* I Can Never Go Home Any More / Bull Dog (Single) Red Bird HV 2046 Netherlands 1965 Sell This Version
610.101 The Shangri-Las - Leader Of The Pack album art Shangri-Las* Leader Of The Pack (Single) CNR 610.101 Netherlands 1965 Sell This Version
3F-0084 The Shangri-Las - Gritos = Shout / Twist Y Gritos = Twist & Shout album art The Shangri-Las Gritos = Shout / Twist Y Gritos = Twist & Shout(7", Single, Promo) Producciones Fermata 3F-0084 Argentina 1965 Sell This Version
RBV. 35017 The Shangri-Las - Long Live Our Love  album art The Shangri Las* Long Live Our Love Disques Vogue RBV. 35017 France 1966 Sell This Version
RB 10 053 The Shangri-Las - He Cried / Dressed In Black album art The Shangri-Las He Cried / Dressed In Black (Single) Red Bird RB 10 053 UK 1966 Sell This Version
B-3426X The Shangri-Las - Past, Present And Future album art The Shangri-Las Past, Present And Future (Single) Red Bird B-3426X Canada 1966 Sell This Version
RB-10-048 The Shangri-Las - Long Live Our Love / Sophisticated Boom Boom album art The Shangri-Las Long Live Our Love / Sophisticated Boom Boom (Single) Red Bird RB-10-048 US 1966 Sell This Version
72645 The Shangri-Las - The Sweet Sounds Of Summer album art The Shangri-Las The Sweet Sounds Of Summer Mercury 72645 US 1966 Sell This Version
RBEV. 28009 The Shangri-Las - I Can Never Go Home Any More  album art The Shangri-Las I Can Never Go Home Any More (7", EP) Red Bird RBEV. 28009 France 1966 Sell This Version