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 Cassidy’s ‘new’ Christmas song

Oh Come All Ye Faithfull

Eva Cassidy fans from all over the world are surprised and delighted by the unexpected appearance of her performance of ‘O Come, All Ye Faithful.’ It was known that Eva had this Christmas song in her repertoire. In 1981 Eva Cassidy and her friends Ned Judy, Mark Merella, Larry Melton …

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Eva Cassidy’s music marks important moments

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This week our fan club was called by a gentleman who told us a wonderful story. He had heard Eva Cassidy’s voice on the radio for the first time in his life: “I knew Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Time After Time’ and I had also listened to Miles Davis’ performance, but Eva …

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Eva Cassidy (2 February 1963 – 2 November 1996) died 23 years ago.

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“You left in autumn, the leaves were turning I walked down roads of orange and gold I saw your sweet smile, I heard your laughter You’re still here beside me everyday ‘Cause I know you by heart”

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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