Cry Me a River: The Music of Julie London

 —  —

Green Mill, 4802 N. Broadway, Chicago

Julie London was an American nightclub, jazz and pop singer, film and television actress, and a former pinup model, whose career spanned five decades. She was noted for her smoky, sensual, husky voice and languid demeanor. While many know her as the character Dixie McCall, she released over 30 albums of pop and jazz standards during the 1950s and 1960s, with her signature song being the classic Cry Me a River. Other songs include Perfidia, Fly Me to the Moon, and Let There Be Love. She married songwriter and jazz pianist Bobby Troup ("Route 66") and later starred with him in the television drama Emergency! Billboard named her the most popular female vocalist for 1955, 1956, and 1957. With Henry Johnson, guitar, Mark Burnell music director, piano, Mark Sonksen, bass, Paul Wertico, drums. $15 cover