Pop singer who scored a #1 hit in 1962 with the classic song "The Loco-Motion"
She worked as a maid and babysitter before meeting her future producer, Gerry Goffin.
She also charted the singles "He Hit Me (It Felt Like a Kiss)" and "Let's Turkey Trot."
She had a daughter named Dorothea.
Her song "He Hit Me (It Felt Like A Kiss)" was arranged by Phil Spector.