The Best of Eva Cassidy

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Eva Cassidy's story is a sad one, certainly, but the bittersweet happy ending to it all is that her singing, music, and recordings continue to live on and gather fans and admirers even after her early death from melanoma cancer in 1996 at the age of 33. Cassidy was never really known outside of the Washington, D.C. area during her lifetime, and her recorded legacy consists of a live album, assorted other live tracks, an album of duets, and a handful of demos. She was a masterful song interpreter, able to take on almost any song in any style or genre and spin her voice around it, giving it a kind of haunting and sincere freshness. This set makes a great introduction to ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Eva Cassidy's story is a sad one, certainly, but the bittersweet happy ending to it all is that her singing, music, and recordings continue to live on and gather fans and admirers even after her early death from melanoma cancer in 1996 at the age of 33. Cassidy was never really known outside of the Washington, D.C. area during her lifetime, and her recorded legacy consists of a live album, assorted other live tracks, an album of duets, and a handful of demos. She was a masterful song interpreter, able to take on almost any song in any style or genre and spin her voice around it, giving it a kind of haunting and sincere freshness. This set makes a great introduction to Cassidy's style and substance, collecting her key and signature performances from all of the above sources.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/19/2012
  • Label: Blix Street
  • UPC: 739341010620
  • Catalog Number: 10106
  • Sales rank: 2,805

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 You Take My Breath Away (4:28)
  2. 2 Kathy's Song (2:47)
  3. 3 Songbird (3:47)
  4. 4 What a Wonderful World (4:21)
  5. 5 Wade In the Water (4:04)
  6. 6 Ain't No Sunshine (3:26)
  7. 7 Time After Time (3:59)
  8. 8 Autumn Leaves (4:44)
  9. 9 I Can Only Be Me (3:19)
  10. 10 Fields of Gold (4:45)
  11. 11 It Doesn't Matter Anymore (3:15)
  12. 12 Imagine (4:37)
  13. 13 Over the Rainbow (5:03)
  14. 14 True Colors (4:51)
  15. 15 Danny Boy (3:42)
  16. 16 People Get Ready (3:26)
  17. 17 Anniversary Song (2:54)
  18. 18 Early Morning Rain (4:06)
  19. 19 I Know You By Heart (4:05)
  20. 20 Tall Trees In Georgia (3:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Eva Cassidy Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Strings, Cello, Rhythm Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals, Soloist
Lenny Williams Piano
Dan Cassidy Violin
Kent Wood Organ, Synthesizer Strings
Chris Biondo Bass, Bass Guitar
Keith Grimes Electric Guitar
Larry Melton Upright Bass
Raice McLeod Drums
Steve Digman Guitar
William "Juju" House Conga, Drums
Jim Campbell Drums
Chris Walker Trumpet
Eric D. Dorsey Background Vocals
Dontane Lane Background Vocals
Bryant Roberts Background Vocals
Troy W.D. Brown Sr. Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Gordon Lightfoot Composer
Paul Anka Composer
Cyndi Lauper Composer
John Lennon Composer
Curtis Mayfield Composer
Paul Simon Composer
Sting Composer
Lenny Williams Producer, String Arrangements
Bill Withers Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Christine McVie Composer
Geoff Gillette Remixing
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Eve Nelson Composer
Jacques Prévert Composer
Diane Scanlon Composer
Robert Vosgien Mastering
George David Weiss Composer
Stevie Wonder Composer
Kent Wood Engineer
Eva Cassidy Arranger, Producer
Chris Biondo Producer, Engineer, drum programming
Bill Straw Art Direction
Traditional Composer
Bryan McCulley Engineer
Lois Gerard Art Direction
Steve Digman Composer
Robert Thiele Composer
Buffy St. Marie Composer
Joseph Kozma Composer
Robert Andrew Hyman Composer
Thomas F. Kelly Composer
David Atkinson Graphic Design
William E. Steinberg Composer
Tom Norrell Art Direction
Josephine Claire Hamill Composer
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