Tag: Blues Alley

Eva Cassidy’s 59th birthday

Eva Cassidy At Blues Alley

“I was made in Germany,” Eva Cassidy used to tell her friends. She was born on February 2, 1963 at 10 PM in the Washington Hospital Centre in Washington, DC. Her first name was taken from her great grandmother Eva McGrew who sang and played guitar in church. The family’s …

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About ‘Over The Rainbow’

Brandon Scott about Eva Cassidy

Brandon Scott (from YouTube channel ‘That’s Not Acting’) explains what makes Eva Cassidy’s ‘Over The Rainbow’ so beautiful and strong: ‘I’m really excited to jump into this. It’s already lovely. Look at the expression on her face. This song means something to her. It’s definitely beautiful and it feels very …

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Twenty years ago: Songbird number one!

Eva Cassidy Songbird

In November 2000 Blix Street Records sent record plugger Tony Bramwell the videotape that Bryan McCulley had made of the band’s live recording for Live At Blues Alley. Eva’s performance of ‘Over The Rainbow’ that night was far from perfect, with problems in image and sound quality, but it was …

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