In the The Rolling Stone Illustrated History Of Rock & Roll
, it is noted: "The Boy is the central mythic figure in the lyrics of girl group rock. He is shadowy: the boy who'll love walking in the rain, the fine fine boy, the leader of the pack, the angel baby. He is irresistible - and almost never macho. He is sensitive. He must be pursued. How to reach him?" In short, just about every girl group of the '60s consistently failed the Bechdel Test
, as they were songs by women targeted to women while talking of nothing but men.