Tag: Terry Wogan

‘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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Terry Wogan made Eva Cassidy a star

Terry Wogan (1938 - 2016

The huge response to Eva’s music was down to Terry Wogan’s (1938 – 2016) support for her. However, the first song by Eva that Wogan played was not ‘Over The Rainbow’, as most would assume, but ‘Autumn Leaves’ during the last week of August 1998. The following week he played …

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