(CNN) — Lesley Gore, whose No. 1 hit “It's My Party” kicked off a successful singing career while she was still in high school, has died. She was 68. Her death was confirmed by family friend Blake Morgan, who produced her
"When the disc jockey would say, 'That was Lesley Gore, the sweetie pie from Tenafly,' well, people just came to Tenafly. You know, I'd wake up and there were people camped out on the grass," she said in an interview, according to Biography.com.
NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry," and the feminist anthem "You Don't Own Me," died Monday.
In this May 5, 1964, file photo, singer Lesley Gore hugs a flowered record at her 18th birthday party celebrated at the Delmonico Hotel in New York. Singer-songwriter Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My
NEW YORK (AP) — A singer-songwriter who topped the charts in 1963 with her epic song of teenage angst “It's My Party” and followed it up with the hits “Judy's Turn to Cry” and “You Don't Own Me” has died. Lesley Gore was