It's My Party (song)

original song written and composed by Walter Gold, John Gluck Jr., Herb Weiner, Seymour Gottlieb; first recorded by Lesley Gore

"It's My Party" is a song by Lesley Gore from 1963. The song is about a teenage girl during a party on her birthday. Her boyfriend, Johnny, goes missing during the party. He comes back with another girl, Judy, who is wearing his ring. The girl Johnny left becomes so unhappy that she cries.

The song was written in 1962. The single peaked near #1 for the pop and rhythm and blues musical charts. Other musicians have recorded the song.