Well-known singer Lesley Gore and I are best friends.
Well, I might be exaggerating a little. She called me once. And also I know her girlfriend Lois.
And now, Lesley is behind one of the best videos of this whole election season.
In it, Lesley's hit "You Don't Own Me"--an early feminist anthem ... More >>
Here are a few recent data points from chart bible Billboard and data provider Nielsen Soundscan as we move into the second half of 2012:
• In its midyear music-industry report card, Soundscan reports a return to the dismal album sales climate; year-to-date disc sales are off 3.2% from the sam ... More >>
I'm going to get through an entire post about Lesley Gore without even mentioning "It's My Party" because she's so much more than a '60s teen pop sensation of hits like that, "Judy's Turn To Cry, and "You Don't Own Me."
She's a great song stylist who works magic with ANY songs, from those to ... More >>
I got some hot, confirmed dish about a lesbian couple who rode the charts in between riding each other, ba dum pum.
Lesley Gore is the fabulous singer of "It's My Party" who went on to co-write the Oscar-nominated "Out Here On My Own" and now has grown into a full-scale chanteuse with great chops.
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In the percolating 1960's, Lesley Gore exploded onto the charts with her sad but rockin' "It's My Party," which soared to number one when she was all of 16. A creamy-smooth vocalist with a beguiling twinkle, Lesley followed that with a slew of other teenybopper hits, from the sequel song "Judy's Tur ... More >>