The Shirelles are credited with launching the famous “Girl Group” era. They became known throughout the world when they placed six singles in the Top Ten, and their songs became classics. Their very first single release “I Met Him on A Sunday” was an instant success! Some of The Shirelles hits include “Sha La La”, “Baby, It’s You”, “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow”, (written by Carole King) and featured in the colossal hit movie “Dirty Dancing”. Other hits include “Mama Said”, “Tonight’s The Night”, “Baby It’s You”, “This Is Dedicated To The One I Love”, “Foolish Little Girl”, and of course the group’s five million selling hit single “Soldier Boy”. This particular song touched many hearts and lives throughout the world.
In 1994, the Shirelles were honored by the Rhythm and Blues Foundation with the Pioneer Award for their contributions to music. Two years later they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, In 2002, they were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked them #76 on their list of the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time”. Two of their Hits, “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” and “Tonight’s the Night”, were both included in Rolling Stone’s list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time”. Shirley Alston Reeves continues to perform to sold out audiences all over the world. Her performances are filled with hit after hit, songs to sing along with, and medleys to dance to. Her show is without a doubt one of the most energetic, uplifting and fun filled shows that have audience members asking only one question….when is she coming back? Join us for a night of musical pleasure as one can only experience with Shirley Alston Reeves, original lead singer of The Shirelles.