About Lesley Gore
Lesley Gore (born 2 May 1946 in New York City, USA as Lesley Sue Goldstein) is an American singer-songwriter, one of the best known performers of the girl group era. Raised in Tenafly, New Jersey to Jewish parents, Gore was discovered as a teenager. Her first single in 1963 at age 16 was the #1 hit It's My Party still perhaps her best known recording, which also made #9 in Britain. It was followed by others, including Judy's Turn To Cry (the sequel to "It's My Party"), She's A Fool, the proto-feminist You Don't Own Me, and Maybe I Know. Read more about Lesley Gore on Last.fm.