60s teen idol/pop icon Lesley Gore, best know for her classic songs.
NEW YORK — 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.
(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
Lesley Gore Dead – 'It's My Party' Singer Dies at 68 Lesley Gore has died at the age of 68, her partner confirmed to the Associated Press. The singer-songwriter died on Monday (February 16) at New York-Presbyterian…
And we're going to look back now at the life of singer Lesley Gore. She died yesterday. Lesley Gore is best known for that anthem of teen misery, the 1963 classic "It's My Party." But as NPR's Sam Sanders reports, her career was bigger than just one hit.