The Shangri-Las

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I had to go to 8th Street. I don’t have any hips. And I like low-rise pants

larecord.com, 9 August 2008

The Shangri-Las were an American pop girl group of the 1960s. Between 1964 and 1966 they charted with often heartbreaking teen melodramas, and remain perhaps best known for their hits “Leader of the Pack” and “Remember (Walkin’ in the Sand)”.
The group was formed at Andrew Jackson High School in Cambria Heights, New York, a neighborhood in Queens, New York City, in 1963. It consisted of two sets of sisters: Mary Weiss and Elizabeth “Betty” Weiss, and identical twins Marguerite “Marge” and Mary Ann Ganser.