San Diego Summer Brannin left the world five years ago today. Kidney
cancer took her away before she reached 22 years of age. If you
who she is, you can read all about her at
Just by seeing her drawings and reading stories about her, it's easy
how much style, talent, beauty, heart, humor and life she had in
also easy to see why she's so missed by everyone that ever met her.
memorial charity record featuring 15 of Summer's favorite musicians,
including Ben Folds Five, Neutral Milk Hotel, the B-52's and Jonathan
Richman. LA singer Anna Waronker recorded a beautiful version
by the Cure for the record. It's remained unreleased until now.
listen to it at http://www.songsforsummer.com/anna
. Summer was
about introducing people to her favorite music, whether it was with
mixtapes or acapella examples.
We hope you'll pass this info along to a friend in that same spirit
a link up on your website somewhere. Thanks in advance.
Anna Waronker's "Catch" http://www.songsforsummer.com/anna
The Summersite http://www.thesummersite.com
Songs For Summer album (still available at any good record stores)
About Summer B
Anna Waronker http://www.annawaronker.com