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Interview with the Shangri-Las’ Mary Weiss

Interview with Mary Weiss of the Shangri-Las: “Right after Remember came out, James Brown hired us to do a Coliseum show in Texas. They had signs put up COLORED GIRLS’ and WHITE GIRLS’ bathrooms and I got in a huge fight with a cop because I used the black women’s bathroom and he drew his gun on me.” As previously reported, she’s signed to Norton and will begin recording this summer!

The Shangri-Las’ Mary Weiss Signs to Norton

Mary Weiss, lead singer of the Shangri-Las, has signed to Norton Records. This spring in New York, she’ll begin recording her first new material since 1965, backed up by Memphis punks the Reigning Sound with Billy Miller and Greg Cartwright producing.

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