Just a couple of minutes ago, I learned that jazz/cabaret singer Blossom Dearie passed away three years ago last
week month--holy smokes, I can't believe it's March already. Also 2012-- at the age of 84. Not being much of a jazz clubgoer, I knew Dearie's childlike voice best from her appearances on Schoolhouse Rock.
Here's a Dearie classic, a nice takedown called, "I'm Hip."
update: Alright, it only seemed like last week? Actually, I was completely wrong. And what I was half-hearing on the radio while I was blogging and working late at night, turned out to be a segment for Women's History Month. As Taylor politely points out in the comments, Dearie actually passed away on Feb. 7, 2009. Daddy Types regrets the error, mostly because it makes me look dumb.