Tag: Terry Wogan

The comfort of ‘Autumn Leaves’


In October and November many people find comfort in Eva Cassidy’s beautiful rendition of ‘Autumn Leaves.’ When the days got shorter Eva used to tell her mother: “I can’t really enjoy fall, as beautiful as it is, because I know winter is coming.” Eva performed ‘Autumn Leaves’ on her own, …

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The success of Eva Cassidy’s Songbird


Eva Cassidy’s success in the UK started when Terry Wogan played songs from her album Songbird on his BBC radio 2 breakfast show in the summer of 1998. Top record promotor Tony Bramwell had given up his retirement to make sure that the Songbird album would get the attention it …

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‘The hauntingly beautiful voice of Eva Cassidy’ (guest blog)

Eva @ Blues Alley

Eva Marie Cassidy (1963 – 1996) was an unpretentious humble girl from small town Bowie, Maryland (US). She worked hard with her mother in their nursery, growing flowers and plants. But Eva also sang. She had the voice of an angel, and delivered songs with purity, passion, and power. She …

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