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‘It's My Party’ Singer Lesley Gore Dies

Lesley Gore, who was discovered as a teenager by Quincy Jones and penned the classic "It's My Party," died on Monday at age 68. The song topped the charts in 1963, and she continued producing hits like "Judy's Turn to Cry" and "Out Here On My Own" from Fame, which was nominated for an Academy Award. The songwriter passed away after a battle with cancer.