The Shangri-Las – It’s easier to cry (Red Bird, 1964)

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The song was released in 1964 as the b-side of the debut single “Remember (walkin’ in the sand)” on Red Bird Records by The Shangri-Las and became a number five hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and number nine on Cashbox Magazine’s R&B chart. The Shangri-Las was a famous, tough teenage all-girl group from Queens, N.Y with more than a hint of darkness.

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Ιδού η αληθινή Ταϊτή, δηλαδή: πιστά πλασμένη με τη φαντασία μου. (Πολ Γκογκέν και Σαρλ Μορίς)............... Είμαστε εμείς οι ονειροπαρμένοι τρελλοί της γης με τη φλογισμένη καρδιά και τα έξαλλα μάτια. (Γιώργος Μακρής).............. Und wollt ihr wissen, wer ich bin, ich weiß es selber nicht, ich irre so durchs Leben hin, weiß nicht, wo ich zu Hause bin und will es wissen nicht. (Landstreicherlied, Arnold Waldwagner)...........

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