Music video by Cyndi Lauper performing I'm Gonna Be Strong. (C) 1994 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
"I'm Gonna Be Strong" is a song written by the famed songwriting duo Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. It was first recorded by Frankie Laine in 1963 and released as a single on Columbia Records. However, the song did not become a major hit until 1964, when Gene Pitney released his version as a single. It was also the most successful single released by the 1980 band Blue Angel, with vocals provided by Cyndi Lauper. This release was prior to Lauper's solo career, however Lauper re-recorded the track and released it as a single in 1994.