Tag Archives: The Shirelles

Gayle McCormick Black and White

6/3/16 – Gayle McCormick – November 26th 1948 – March 1st 2016 / Smith – Baby It’s You – 1969 / The Shirelles – Baby It’s You – 1961/ The Beatles – Baby It’s You – 1963

Last weekend there was major record fair in Solna near Stockholm. As I was browsing (looking for Shocking Blue albums) I came across Gayle McCormick’s first self-titled solo album from 1971. I have the first Smith album so of course I bought it – tragically three days later, she died It’s A Cryin’ Shame was a […]

The Shirelles

13/1/15 – The Shirelles – Will You Love Me Tomorrow – 1960

The Shirelles were the first all girl group to reach No.1 in the US charts in 1960 with this Goffin/King classic, Will You Love Me Tomorrow. They formed in New Jersey in 1957 with schoolmates Shirley Owens, Doris Coley, Micki Harris and Beverly Lee and throughout their career, contrasted schoolgirl innocence and their roles as trailblazing African-American women, they […]