Ray Peterson gave us his four-octave voice and a number of memorable tunes including "Give Us Your Blessing" (Barry - Greenwich) which got to number seventy on Billboard in 1963.

Featuring the production talents of George "Shadow" Morton, The Shangri-Las (although the members came and went for the majority of the time as a trio they consisted of: twins Mary Ann Ganser, Marge Ganser, sisters Betty Weiss and Mary Weiss) hit the top thirty in 1965 with their cover.