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Lesley Gore

Lesley Gore
Born: May 2, 1946 in New York, NY
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: The most commercially successful solo singer to be identified with the girl group sound, Lesley Gore hit the number one spot with her very first release, "It's My Party," in 1963. Produced by Quincy Jones, who fattened the teenager's sound with double-tracked vocals and intricate backup vocals and horns, ...Read full biography
Ever Since
Released: 2005
Label: Engine Company
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Lesley Gore released her first album as a singer/songwriter, Someplace Else Now, on Motown in 1972 and reunited with Quincy Jones for the A&M label's uneven but adventurous Love Me by Name in 1975. Amazingly, ...Read full review
Someplace Else Now
Released: 1972
Label: MoWest
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After a commercial decline and an prolonged absence from the pop music scene, Gore re-surfaced at Motown's MoWest subsidiary with this foray into the singer/songwriter genre. Writing most of her own songs ...Read full review