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Puppet On A String: Girl Singers Of The Sixties

Mary Harron, History of Rock, The, 1982

There were no bad girls in British pop music in the early Sixties — certainly nothing to compare with the most daring American girl groups of the same period: the Ronettes with their slutty beehives and knowing eyes or the Shangri-Las, who sang about bikers and looked like they did unmentionable things in the back seat of cars.

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