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Eva Cassidy Nightbird 7LP 180g Vinyl 45rpm Blues Alley Jazz Club Numbered Limited Edition Box 2016 EU

Artist: Eva Cassidy
Title: Nightbird
Catalog Number: BOX20142
Label: Blix Street Records
Barcode: 739342014283
Edition: Limited Collectors Edition
Original release year: 2015
Reissue year: 2016
Number of discs: 7
Revolutions per minute: 45 rpm
Disc size: 12"
Vinyl Weight Grade: 180gr
Limited Edition: Yes
Numbered Edition: Yes
Total Item Weight: 1925gr
Pressing country: Germany
For Market Release in: EU
Added to catalog on: December 15, 2016
Vinyl Gourmet Audiophile TOP 100: Yes
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Collector's Edition 7LP 45rpm Box! Complete Blues Alley Collection featuring 12 Previously Unreleased Recordings & 8 Never-Before-Heard Songs! Eva Cassidy is remembered in Nightbird which affords everyone the opportunity to experience Eva Cassidy's complete tour de force performance at the Blues Alley jazz club in Washington, D.C. on January 3, 1996 for the first time.



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  • Limited Edtion (3000 units)
  • Hand Numbered Edition
  • 7LP on 180 Gram Vinyl
  • Cut at 45rpm for ultimate sound quality
  • Pressed at Optimal Media in Germany
  • Lift Off Lid Box Set



Eva Cassidy, the late singer whose signature version of "Over the Rainbow" underscored the In Memoriam portion of the 2015 Emmy broadcast, is remembered in Nightbird which affords everyone the opportunity to experience Eva Cassidy's complete tour de force performance at the Blues Alley jazz club in Washington, D.C. on January 3, 1996 for the first time. The Blues Alley performances were recorded for what was to become the only solo Cassidy album released during her lifetime. The original Live at Blues Alley album (first released locally in D.C. during the spring of 1996) only included 12 of the 31 songs recorded that night.


20 years later, the remastered Nightbird includes all 31 songs she performed that night, among them 12 previously unreleased recordings and 8 never-before-heard songs performed by the late singer. Eva's wide musical range is showcased in songs such as "Nightbird," "Blue Skies," "Son Of A Preacher Man," "Route 66," "Late In The Evening," "Baby I Love You" and "Caravan." Now Blix Street's UK label is releasing Nightbird as a limited edition 4LP set.


Compiling the 31 Blues Alley performances into one Nightbird album was a daunting task for Bill Straw, president of Eva's posthumous label, independent Blix Street Records: "I have had the privilege of compiling eight Eva Cassidy albums, beginning with Songbird. In each instance, the luxury of Eva's considerable catalogue, from various sources, served the basic premise that less is more. The challenge of an album containing 31 tracks is the polar opposite...would more be less? Fortunately, more turned out to be much more. The first listening to all 31 tracks in one sitting was an inspiring experience. Beginning at Capitol Records in the late 60's, I had heard out-takes from the best of the best...but had never before heard anything that approached the sheer consistent vocal excellence of these 31 one-take, all on one night, performances."



Track Listing:

01. Blue Skies
02. Ain't Doin' Too Bad
03. Ain't No Sunshine
04. Fields of Gold
05. Baby I Love You
06. Honeysuckle Rose
07. Route 66
08. Bridge Over Troubled Water
09. Eva introduces the band
10. Chain Of Fools
11. Fever
12. Autumn Leaves
13. Fine And Mellow
14. Cheek To Cheek
15. Don't Mean A Thing
16. Late In The Evening
17. Next Time You See Me
18. Waly Waly
19. Take Me To The River
20. Nightbird
21. People Get Ready
22. The Letter
23. Son Of A Preacher Man
24. Stormy Monday
25. Tall Trees In Georgia
26. Something's Got A Hold Of Me
27. Time After Time
28. Over The Rainbow
29. You're Welcome To The Club
30. Caravan
31. You've Changed
32. What a Wonderful World
33. Oh Had I A Golden Thread


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