Your showtune for May 11 is

“It’s My Party” – The Marvelous Wonderettes & Baby It’s You!

Music and Lyrics: John Gluck Jr., Wally Gold, Herb Weiner, & Seymour Gottlieb

This pop hit recorded by Lesley Gore entered the Billboard Hot 100 on this day in 1963.  Popular even to this day, the song was used in jukebox musicals The Marvelous Wonderettes and Baby It’s You!  The former is a show about a 50’s Song Leader squad and their high school reunion, the latter is the story of Florence Greenberg, the woman who founded Scepter Records.

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