‘It’s My Party’
Lesley Gore (Keystone/Getty Images)
Lesley Gore’s anthem encouraged girls to express their emotions about their unfaithful boyfriends, singing, “You would cry, too/If it happened to you.”
‘Easier Said Than Done’
The Essex (GAB Archive/Redferns)
The Essex’s only female member, Anita Humes, took the lead on this hit, singing about how acting on love can be difficult.
‘So Much in Love’