Singer, songwriter Lesley Gore of 'It's My Party' fame dies at 68
Pop singer Lesley Gore [New York Daily News]
Lesley Gore, the New Jersey-raised singer who topped the charts in the early 1960s with a string of teenage anthems, has died of lung cancer in New York City. She was 68. "She was a wonderful human being -- caring, giving, a great feminist, great woman, great human being, great humanitarian," Gore's partner Lois Sasson tells…

Watch a short retrospective on Gore's career, as posted by the New York Daily News on Monday, below.