Lesley Gore, Dead at 68

Singer Lesley Gore has passed away, at the age of 68.

Gore exploded onto the pop charts with "It's My Party" in 1963, and had many following hits, including "Judy's Turn To Cry" and "Maybe I Know."  She also composed songs for the movie "Fame," for which one song earned her an Academy Award nomination.

TMZ reports she died after battling lung cancer in a New York City hospital.




Source: TMZ

Photo: AP/Louis Lanzano