“Lesley Gore – You Don’t Own Me (1964)”

24 Sep

FEBRUARY 16, 2015

Lesley Gore, who was a teenager in the 1960s when she recorded hit songs about heartbreak and resilience that went on to become feminist touchstones,

died on Monday in Manhattan. She was 68. Lois Sasson, her partner of 33 years, said Ms. Gore died of lung cancer at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.


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7 responses to ““Lesley Gore – You Don’t Own Me (1964)”

  1. Relax...

    August 8, 2016 at 7:56 am

    Love Lesley Gore songs — and all us girls have sung along to this one, too, but I just realized it goes both ways, which is a good take-away for a Monday morn.

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  2. motherofangels3

    May 24, 2018 at 9:41 am

    This song is timeless!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. BrokenTune

    May 24, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    Love this song!


  4. carol hopkins

    September 24, 2018 at 1:55 pm

    Of all the tunes of my youth, this one and Helen Reddy’s “I am Woman”, meant so much…thank you!

    Liked by 1 person

    • America On Coffee

      September 24, 2018 at 2:56 pm

      Thank you Carol for expressing your appreciation of this shared song. The journey down memory lane can be quite awesome. So glad you enjoyed!

      Liked by 1 person

    • carol hopkins

      September 24, 2018 at 3:24 pm

      I always do! Thank you for posting it.

      Liked by 1 person


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