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Lesley Gore: The Singing Rebel

Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 28 June 1963

IT'S THE BEATLES' favourite disc of the moment and it's sung by a 17-year-old American girl who had a genteel upbringing in the sedate neighbourhood of Tenafly, New Jersey. But there's nothing genteel or reserved about Lesley Gore's 'It's My Party', which hits No. 13 in this week's NME Chart!

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