About the Fanclub

The Eva Cassidy phenomenon began too late for the woman herself to enjoy it, although whether she would have enjoyed international fame is another matter. What is beyond doubt is the power of the recordings she left behind to affect the listener. Eva’s singing brings both hope and comfort. Her music gives listeners the strength to resign themselves to mortality.

On what would have been Eva Cassidy’s 52th birthday, her first fan club saw the light of day.

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Biography Eva Cassidy

Eva Marie Cassidy (February 2, 1963 in Washington, DC – November 2, 1996 in Bowie, Maryland) was an American vocalist described by the British newspaper The Guardian as “one of the greatest voices of her generation.” She had a diverse repertoire of jazz, blues, folk, gospel and pop. Cassidy remained virtually unknown outside of her native Washington, DC, when she died of melanoma (which had spread to her bones) in 1996. Her posthumously released recordings have since sold in excess of 12 million copies, and in early 2001 the compilation album Songbird reached #1 on the UK album charts.

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News

We remember Eva Cassidy (2 February 1963 – 2 November 1996). She died 23 years ago. ‘Songbirds keep singing’

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‘Eva touched my soul with her voice’

Fleetwood's

Audiotapes and videotapes from the 1990’s prove that Eva Cassidy and Mick Fleetwood joined the stage more than once. Eva Cassidy’s close friends keep these tapes as private memories, but Niki Lee, the former wife of pianist Lenny Williams, donated her audio-recording Eva Cassidy live at Fleetwood’s to the Rock …

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How Eva Cassidy paved the way for Kandace Springs

Kandace & Eva

Kandace Springs is Blue Note’s new star. The American singer recorded three beautiful albums, playing her own songs and covers in a wide range of genres. In all the music she makes you hear her soul and you feel her passion. The American magazine Style Blueprint asked Kandace Springs about …

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‘Eva Cassidy’s transience and purity’ (guest blog)

Eva with headphones

Some people adore Eva Cassidy as a saint. If you read about her life story and listen to her beautiful, intimate songs, you will understand that. Years ago I was captivated by this vulnerable singer, whose birthday is the same as mine. Recently I bought the well-written biography Behind The …

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Discography

The Orther Side 1992Live at Blues Alley 1996
Eva by Heart 1997Songbird 1998
Time after time 2000No Boundaries 2000
Imagine 2002American Tune 2003
Wonderful World 2004Somewhere 2008
Simply Eva 2011The best of Eva 2012
Nightbird 2015