The Shirelles in 1962. Clockwise from top: Addie "Micki" Harris, Shirley Owens, Beverly Lee, and Doris Coley.
|Also known as||The Poquellos, Shirley & the Shirelles|
|Origin||Passaic, New Jersey, USA|
|Genres||R&B, rock and roll, doo-wop, pop, soul|
|Labels||Tiara Records, Decca Records, Scepter Records, Bell Records, RCA Records|
Addie Harris McPherson
The Shirelles were a popular American girl group. They were very active from 1957 to 1982. Some of their songs were "I Met Him on a Sunday" and "Tonight's the Night". This group had four African American female musicians. They had many hit records. The group broke apart in the very early 1980s.
Two of their songs, "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" and "Tonight's the Night", were selected by Rolling Stone on its list of the greatest songs of all time.