Leader Of The Pack
The Shangri-Las
Shangrilas 1964 Leader of the Pack 45

I met him at the candy store
He turned around and smiled at me
You get the picture? (yes, we see)
That's when I fell for (the leader of the pack)

1964
1
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1964 for one week
  • peaked at No. 11 on the UK Singles chart in 1965
  • from the album Leader of the Pack (1965)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • ranks #454 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • on the record:
         Mary Weiss- lead vocals
         Marge Ganser, Mary Anne Ganser, Betty Weiss- backing vocals
         Roger Rossi- piano
  • written by George 'Shadow' Morton, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  • produced by George "Shadow" Morton, Jeff Barry
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