Tuesday, February 17, 2015

RIP- Lesley Gore, original feminist

Lesley Gore, nee Goldstein, died yesterday. She is best remembered as a 60s pop icon. But what people forget is that her songs brought about a new kind of freedom of thought for women. She was all about female empowerment and independence before anyone actually used those words to describe women's rights. She is one of the original feminist icons with songs like "You Don't Own Me."  Here are some of her famous tunes:





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