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

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

Eva Cassidy

“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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Eva Cassidy’s posthumous fame is richly deserved


Eva Cassidy (1963 – 1996) was a shy musician, whose immeasurable talent only achieved global recognition after her life was tragically cut short at the tender age of 33. Eva was born February 2nd 1963 in Maryland. Her passion for music was evident from an early age, guided by her …

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San Francisco Bay Blues (Live At Pearl’s), 25 years ago

Eva Cassidy at Pearl's

In 1994 Eva Cassidy moved to Annapolis, a beautiful town along the Chesapeake Bay. Her new residence was the perfect place for small or solo gigs. The old town had plenty of bars and restaurants interested in low profile and acoustic live music. Eva would have liked to sing and …

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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