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Songbird

After Shutter's thread on Dusty I thought some of you may like to hear Eva Cassidy if you don't know her already.  She died of cancer aged 33 and did not become really famous until after her death (Thanks to Terry Wogan).  Beautiful voice.
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Re: Songbird

A bit more on Eva from Wiki.
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Re: Songbird

Eva Cassidy had the most beautiful pure voice.   I still play her Songbird album ...........particularly love Autumn Leaves and Fields of Gold (even better than Sting`s version).


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I remember hearing the above songs recently as I randomly play songs from my HDDs.
I always thought how what a lovely voice she has without actually knowing who was singing. I shall now seek out further songs from her catalogue.

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Re: Songbird

Here`s another version as a "duet impossible"... with Katie Meluah....
There is a vid and sound synch problem, but it sounds very nice...

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Thanks Shutter. We have some aficionados on the forum today. Smiley Smiley
Katie has a lovely voice.  Writes a lot of her own material.  Russian born but now lives in London.
She is touring around the UK later this year.
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Here`s another version as a "duet impossible"...

One of the best known 'virtual duets' has to be Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole. Before Natalie made the album she tried it out one evening at the Greek Theatre, Griffin Park in LA and I was in the audience. A memorable evening.
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Another "songbird"..... and another "Virutal Duet".....

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..........particularly love Autumn Leaves and Fields of Gold (even better than Sting`s version).
I beg to differ.
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@annerimmington, just listened to both versions of Fields of Gold and for me it's Eva's version that wins.  Beautiful song, great interpretation.
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Katie Meluah will be on BBC Breakfast this morning - sorry for the late notice.
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Leaving it that late to tell us has to be the nearest thing to crazy I have ever known Grin

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Like it Mav Grin Grin
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I would Blame It On The Moon
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Can't see the moon but I Think It's Going To Rain Today Cool

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