Mama Cass Elliot releases her first solo single “Dream a Little Dream of Me” in 1968

“Dream a Little Dream of Me”, a cover of a 1931 classic, was officially recorded by the Mamas & the Papas and included on their final album “The Papas & The Mamas” in 1968 but Dunhill Records decided to promote Mama Cass alone much to the displeasure of the band

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Lesley Gore, the voice of the 1960’s hit “It’s My Party” was born on this day in 1946

Lesley Gore was one of the most successful teen acts of the early 1960’s, she became famous with the smash hit “It’s My Party”, which she remains heavily associated with, later in life she became an activist for LGBT rights. Gore was born on this day 77 years ago

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Dusty Springfield scores her first and only No.1 in the UK in 1966 with “You Don’t Have To say You Love Me”

You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me” remains Dusty Springfield only No.1 single in the UK. The song, which was a cover of an Italian original, peaked at the top of the UK charts on this day in 1966

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