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“The beauty of her tone makes Eva Cassidy’s singing so honest.”

One Night That Changed Everything

The documentary One Night That Changed Everything begins powerful with the words of manager Al Dale: “Give a Blues Alley welcome to Eva Cassidy!” The former band members of the American singer, who died in 1996, enter the famous jazz club in Georgetown DC two by two. The 50-minute documentary …

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Eva Cassidy Live At Blues Alley: 25 years ago

Eva Cassidy in Georgetown

Twenty-five years ago, on 2 and 3 January 1996, the Eva Cassidy band performed two nights at Blues Alley, a jazz club in Georgetown DC. The album Nightbird (2015) contains the complete concert that the Eva Cassidy Band gave on the second evening. The musicians had played there before with …

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A new version of ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’

Eva Live

Once again a new recording of Eva Cassidy appeared and again the record company did not provide any background information. It is a rendition of the song ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ written by Bill Withers, who died earlier this year. Eva performed it many times. She gave it her own twist, …

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