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The Shangri-Las

Shangri-Las, The

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The Shangri-Las: Shangris' Sensational Seagull Sounds

Profile and Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 31 October 1964

THE LATEST gimmick in pop discs: sound effects! ...

The Death Disc Race

Report by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 9 January 1965

HOW DO you feel about death? In pop music, I mean. Death is inevitable for all of us, that's certain. But there's a great deal ...

The Supremes, the Righteous Brothers, the Beau Brummels et al: Cow Palace, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Mike Gormley, The Ottawa Journal, 27 February 1965

Righteous Sound Shakes 'Frisco ...

New Albums From Aretha Franklin, Mose Allison, Love et al

Review by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 25 February 1967

NEW US SOUNDS INCLUDE Soul (Joe Tex & Aretha), Cool (Andy Williams) Beat (Shangri-Las, Love) Jazz (Mose Allison)   ...

You Can't Make Heroes Out Of Guys In Black Leather Jackets, They Told George 'Shadow' Morton. He Did...

Interview by Lenny Kaye, Melody Maker, 9 March 1974

Part two of the Shadow Morton story by Lenny Kaye ...

Shangri Las: A Teenage Melodrama

Retrospective by Mitchell Cohen, Let It Rock, December 1974


Blondie and Beyond

Report and Interview by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 18 November 1978

BARRY CAIN threads his way through the decaying labyrinth known as New York, finds the other faces behind Debbie Harry, unearths two of the 'fabulous' ...

Leaders of the Teen Beat

Retrospective by David Quantick, New Musical Express, 17 September 1983

Remember (walkin' in the sand) with the Shangri-Las ...

The Hit Factory: New York's Brill Building

Retrospective and Interview by David Kamp, Vanity Fair, November 2001

AUTHOR'S NOTE: I spent much of 2001 interviewing the songwriters, machers, and artists of the Brill Building era for this oral history. It was the ...


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