Two years after her death a tape with Cassidy's version of "Over the Rainbow" contact the British radio station BBC Radio 2. The song was filmed by an amateur at a gig in the Blues Alleys. Cassidy's album "Songbird" was a huge success in Britain. In 2001, the album became the best selling of England.
Eva Cassidy is described as not particularly elegant in her dress, and her stubbornness and steadfastness in the selection of its songs (including especially soul, jazz and gospel) angered the record companies immensely. A few months after the release of her album "Live at Blues Alley" she received in July 1996 pain in her hip. This turned into her bone metastatic form of skin cancer (melanoma) to be. The doctors gave her only a few months to live. She died in November of that year.
The last song she ever sang so numbed by painkillers that she had to be helped on stage, her own interpretation of "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong.
1992 - The Other Side (with Chuck Brown)
1997 - Eva by Heart
1997 - Live at Blues Alley
1998 - Songbird (Collection of songs from three previous albums)
2000 - Time After Time
2000 - No Boundaries
2002 - Method Actor
2002 - Imagine
2003 - American Tune
2004 - Wonderful World
2008 - Somewhere
2011 - Simply Eva
1x LP 180 gr.33rpm =First time on vinyl=
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( 2000 ) -2014 EU reissue on 180g LP for the Very First Time! -Home to Cassidy's transformative covers of Paul Simon's "Kathy's Song," Bill Withers's "Ain't No Sunshine," the Box Tops' "The Letter," Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" and the traditional go
1x LP 180 gr.33rpm
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( 2003 ) - 2014 EU reissue on 180g vinyl LP for the first time - As with her two previous albums, Time After Time and Imagine, the songs on 2003's American Tune come from a variety of sources. "The Water is Wide" and "American ...