Evelyn Knight, 89, a popular recording star of the 1940s and early '50s, died Sept. 28 of lung cancer at a nursing home in San Jose.
A versatile singer known for her sophisticated, witty style, Knight had 13 top-40 hits between 1944 and 1951.
"A Little Bird Told Me," which sold more than 2 million copies, was a No. 1 hit for seven weeks in early 1949, the same year Knight had another No. 1 hit, "Powder Your Face With Sunshine."