RIP Blossom Dearie (1926 – 2009)

RIP Blossom Dearie


I Like London In The Rain

Blossom Dearie (April 28, 1926 – February 7, 2009) was an American jazz singer and pianist, often performing in the bebop genre and known for her “distinctive, girlish voice”. Outside of the jazz world, she is noted for such songs as the 1970I Like London In The Rain“, which features an opening breakbeat that has been sampled by hip hop producers.

I Like London In The Rain” is WMC #277.