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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday February 13th, 2013 with Bruce Walton
Girl Groups

The Shangri-La's vs. Bobby Vinton and his ilk? No contest. The girl groups made some of the best pop music going between the demise of '50's rocknroll and the arrival of the Brits. At the core of all these songs is The Boy - sweet, cool, bad, or even dead, and desired, attained, and celebrated.
Bad Boys
He's A Bad Boy (1964)
Carole King - one of many Girl Group compilations
He'a A Rebel (1962)
The Crystals - compilation
Leader Of the Pack (1964)
The Shangri-La's - compilation
Doubts & Regrets
I Can Never Go Home Anymore (1965)
The Shangri-La's - compilation
Foolish Little Girl (1963)
The Shirelles - compilation
Sally Go Round The Roses (1963)
The Jaynettes - compilation
Will You Love Me Tomorrow? (1960)
The Shirelles - compilation
Sweet Talkin' Boy (1966)
The Chiffons - compilation
Chains (1962)
The Cookies - compilation
People Say (1964)
Dixie Cups - compilation
Celebration
Give Him A Great Big Kiss (1964)
The Shangri-La's - compilation
Baby, I Love You (1963)
The Ronettes - compilation
My Boyfriend's Back (1963)
The Angels - compilation
Then He Kissed Me (1963)
The Crystals - compilation
I Wanna Love Him So Bad (1964)
Jelly Beans - compilation
He's So Fine (1963)
The Chiffons - compilation
Be My Baby (1963)
The Ronettes - compilation
Da Doo Ron Ron (1963)
The Crystals - compilation