Friday, July 16, 2010

Lesley Gore? Really?

What a terrible name for the singer of such chipper songs. OK, maybe only Sunshine Lollipops and Rainbows is actually chipper.  Waaaay chipper. But even It's My Party and I'll Cry if I Want To is pretty bouncy.  If you've every used that song in a conversation raise your hand.  I can feel the breeze from here.  Lesley Gore was fortunate enough to have Quincy Jones as her producer and together they made some of the most memorable music from the sixties.  Songs for when you're happy, sad, defiant:

Source:  Biography Resource Center

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

You would cry too if it happened to you--so true