Lesley Gore (May 2, 1946 - February 16, 2015) was an American singer. At the age of 16, in 1963, she recorded the pop hit "It's My Party".
Lesley Gore was a junior at the Dwight School for Girls in Englewood, New Jersey when "It's My Party" became a #1 hit. It was later nominated for a Grammy Award for rock and roll recording. It sold over one million copies and was awarded a gold disc.
"It's My Party" was followed by many other hits, including the sequel "Judy's Turn to Cry" (US #5); "She's a Fool" (US #5); the protofeminist million-selling "You Don't Own Me", which held at #2 for three weeks, "That's the Way Boys Are" (US #12); "Maybe I Know" (US #14/UK #20); "Look of Love" (US #27); and Grammy-nominated "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows" (US #13), from the 1965 movie Ski Party.
In 1965, she appeared in the beach party film The Girls on the Beach in which she performed three songs: "Leave Me Alone", "It's Gotta Be You" and "I Don't Want to Be a Loser". ~Source Wikipedia
Leslie Gore May 2, 1946 - February 16, 2015
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It's My Party
Judy's Turn To Cry
Sunshine Lollipops And Rainbows
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She's A Fool
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