We Are Family: Top Ten Best Family Bands Of The ’60s & ’70s

8. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Shangri-Las [/lastfm]

This band had a double dosage of family ties in the all girl group. Made up of two sets of sisters, Mary and Elizabeth “Betty” Weiss and identical twin sisters Marguerite “Marge” and Mary Ann Ganser, the  group often only appeared as a trio until late 1965, with Betty opting out of appearing on tours.

The had huge success with their No.1 hit single “Leader Of The Pack” and “Remember Walking In The Sand,” and even served as an influence for girl-fronted bands like [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Blondie[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Go-Gos[/lastfm].

  • Mercedes Morales

    1) The Pointer sisters
    2) The Andrew sisters
    3) The Smothers brothers
    4) The Neville brothers
    5) The Jets
    6) The Carpenters
    7) De Barge
    8) The Dixie Cups
    9) The Gap band
    10) The Judds

  • lance miller

    i find it hard that the carpenters are not in the top 10? who did this survey it is wrong they should be in it for all time.

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