She’s Got The Power: Do The Ponderosa Stomp Giorgio Mustica July 28, 2011 Goings-On 1 If you’re interested in the history of women in the music world, go to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, July 30 for the event dubbed The Ponderosa Stomp: She’s Got The Power! From noon through 4 p.m. you will hear from Lesley Gore, The Angels and The Exciters, including a screening of vintage footage. At 5 p.m., LaLa Brooks, Arlene Smith, Baby Washington and many others will be speaking. All performances are free and no tickets are required for this all day event. One Response Jensen Lee July 28, 2011 Lesley Gore’s “It’s My Party” was the first number one for producer Quincy Jones. Phil Spector also loved this song and produced a version with the Blossoms a few days before Quincy. When Jones learned that Spector had produced the track, he was determined not to be beaten out. Rockaeology at http://bit.ly/hd9TDO tells how Jones quickly made one hundred copies of the record from a test pressing and sent them to radio programmers in the top markets. The plan worked; Gore’s “It’s My Party” hit number one in four weeks; the Blossoms’ version was never released. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.