I met her a few years ago, she`s very nice. Good melody. This item was edited on Tuesday, 20th July 2004, 12:23. With Sam depressed that no one will come to his birthday party, Drummond pulls some strings and gets the popular kids TV show host Captain Jack to appear. The first recording of the song was in 1962 by The Chiffons for their One Fine Day album. Schroeder did not mention Spector's version to Jones but Jones and Spector both happened to attend a concert with Charles Aznavour at Carnegie Hall on the evening of March 30, 1963 and when they met outside it came up in conversation that Spector had recorded a version of "It's My Party" with the Crystals. However, the plan does not work out very well for Sam when the kids at the party ignore him and pay more attention to Captain Jack. Single: (1981) Stiff Records. became a part of American pop cultural language as a phrase used to describe being utterly humiliated and miserable during an event that is supposed to be a happy occasion. It`s not easy being cool....but somehow I manage.... Marie Wilson did "Just what I always wanted" among others. It's my party and I'll cry if I want to Cry if I want to Cry if I want to You would cry … Quote:Barbara Gaskin and Dave Stewart.Is that the Dave Stewart who was in The Tourists & Eurythmics, or another one?...EDIT: Just googled it. Lesley Gore recalls that "It's My Party" was among some two hundred demos producer Quincy Jones brought to review with her in the den of her family home in February 1963. She also worked with Jimmy Radcliffe, serving as the firm's in-house demo singer.  The song's effectiveness is enhanced by several musical touches producer Quincy Jones incorporated, including Latin-sounding rhythms, double tracked vocals and effective horn parts. How the mediocre have fallen! Star Wars spin-off series The Mandalorian.  It was the first hit single for producer Quincy Jones. Over the next two days Jones mailed these out to radio programmers in key markets across the US. Bugger. You're probably familiar with Lesley Gore's 1963 pop song "It's My Party," but the story behind the song might surprise you. Label: Stiff Records - BROKEN 2 • Format: Vinyl 7 Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin - It's My Party (And I'll Cry If I Want To) (1981, Vinyl) | Discogs In 1981, a remake by British artists Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin was a UK number-one hit single for four weeks, becoming the first version of the song to reach number one in the UK. Solash added that her father gave the lyrics to his partner, Herbie Wiener, and later learned that Wiener had forwarded them on to a composer when he heard them sung by Gore on the radio. It`s not easy being different. Dave Stewart (the other one) and Barbara Gaskin have done quite a lot of other work together - see here.IIRC, whenever Stewart/Gaskin appeared on TV to perform "It`s My Party", Stewart always wore something which covered most of his face/head. The lyrics were actually written by Seymour Gottlieb, a freelance songwriter.  Allmusic critic Jason Ankeny wrote of the song, "'It's My Party' remains one of the most vivid evocations of adolescent heartbreak ever waxed—Quincy Jones produced the record, although you'd swear it was Aaron Spelling instead. It`s not easy being cool....but somehow I manage.... Marie Wilson did "Just what I always wanted" among others.It was indeed that Dave Stewart who was in The Tourists & Eurythmics. Michael Ochs Archives. Do you really give a damn what her last name is? In this song, the teenage girl narrator gets her revenge on Judy. With Conrad Bain, Gary Coleman, Danny Cooksey, Mary Ann Mobley. Gore heard her record played on the radio for the first time that Friday; the official release of "It's My Party" came later in the month, with the disc ascending to number one nationally in four weeks. The song's chorus, "It's my party, and I'll cry if I want to... You would cry too if it happened to you!" This article was originally published Feb. 19, 2015 at 3:56 p.m. On his return he expressed dismay when Aaron Schroeder advised him that the rush release of "It's My Party" had precluded coining a more pleasant name for the singer than "Lesley Gore," to which Schroeder replied: "Didn't anybody tell you?...Quince, the record's number one. In the lyrics the narrator explicitly finds "foolish" how much she cried when she saw Johnny and Judy together, and seems determined to start anew. 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