The Shangri-Las

American pop girl group

The Shangri-Las were an American pop girl group of the 1960s. They released their first album Leader of the Pack in 1965. Their 1964 single "Leader of the Pack" was number one in the United States.

The Shangri-Las 1964, without Betty Weiss

The members of the group were sisters Betty and Mary Weiss, with twins, Margie and Mary-Ann Ganser.[1]

Their first hit recording was "Remember (Walking In The Sand)" (1964) which reached number 5 in the US and number 14 in the UK.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Shangri-Las Biography". 2005. Archived from the original on 13 June 2004. Retrieved 30 December 2013.