Eva Cassidy is a phenomenon. Her album Songbird topped the charts and has gone platinum. All her other albums have reached the Top 40, Songbird selling 950,000 in 18 months. Her voice was voted was of the 'greatest of her generation' and her rendition of Over the Rainbow is one of the most requested videos in Top of the Pops' history. Her success is even more amazing since she has reached the top without expensive marketing campaigns; her success has come through the quality of her voice and word-of-mouth. Eva's story is the more astonishing in that in 1996 she died of cancer at the age of 33, virtually unknown outside the Washington area where she grew up and performed. It was only when Terry Wogan played her version of Over the Rainbow two years ago that her incredible career really began. Her fans know little about Eva partly because her friends and family are naturally reticent and wish to honour her memory. Now, for the first time, Eva's story can be told - by her parents, Hugh and Barbara Cassidy, and by Eva's friends.
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Eva Cassidy is the music sensation of the year. Voted one of the voices of the twentieth century, her albums have sold over 1.25 million copies in the last eighteen months.About the Author:
Rob Burley is a producer on Tonight with Trevor McDonald and former producer of the Jonathan Dimbleby Programme. Jonathan Maitland is an investigative journalist who has worked on the Today Programme and Watchdog as well as Tonight with Trevor McDonald.
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