BuiltWithNOF
Eva By Heart

 

Produced and recorded by Chris Biondo
Additional engineering by  Lenny Williams and Kent Wood
Mastered by Larry Packer at Uncle Punchy Studios

Design by Eileen White
Photography by Matthew Dols
Additional photography by Barbara Cassidy, Katharina Jacobs, and Elaine Stonebraker
Paintings by Eva Cassidy

Manufactured and distributed in the Washington area by Liaison Records Inc. (410) 880-6111


Thank you...

This collection was made possible by the time and support of the following people: Keith Grimes, whose dedication to the Eva Cassidy band cannot be measured; Raice McLeod, whose diversity fit Eva's wide range of styles; Lenny Williams, the perfect accompanist; and Chris Biondo, Eva's biggest fan.

To Eva,
wherever you are,
we miss you,
we love you.
Chris, Keith, Raice, and Lenny
(The Eva Cassidy Band)

The 11 studio cuts, recorded between 1990-96, are a mix of traditional gospel songs and jazz standards. Click here for Eva Cassidy's Biography by Joel E. Siegel.

  1. I Know You By Heart (3:57)
    (Diane Scanlon and Eve Nelson)
    Published by PSO Limited (ASCAP)/Eve Songs Inc.
    (ASCAP)/Dwyer Hills Music  (ASCAP)
    Eva Cassidy, vocals, guitar, keyboard cellos
    Dan Cassidy, violin
    Chris Biondo, bass
     
  2. Love Heals the Wound It Makes (4:14)
    (Diane Scanlon and Greg Smith)
    Published by PSO Limited (ASCAP)/Dwyer Hills Music (ASCAP)/Peermusic Ltd (BMI)
    Eva Cassidy, lead and background vocals
    Larry Melton, upright bass
    Chris Biondo, drum programming
    Mark Carson, piano and background vocals
    John Gillespie, Hammond organ
    Mike Stein, violin
     
  3. Wayfaring Stranger (4:26)
    (Traditional)
    Arranged by Eva Cassidy
    Eva Cassidy, vocals
    Keith Grimes, electric guitars
    Chris Biondo, bass and acoustic guitar
    William "JuJu" House, drums
    Lenny Williams, organ
    Kent Wood, electric piano
     
  4. Wade in the Water (4:00)
    (Traditional)
    Arranged by Eva Cassidy
    Eva Cassidy, vocals and acoustic guitar
    Kent Wood, organ
    William "JuJu" House, drums, congos
    Larry Melton, upright bass
    Keith Grimes, electric guitar
    Chris Walker, trumpet
    Troy W-D Brown, Sr., Eric D. Dorsey, Dontane Lane, and Bryant Roberts, background vocals
     
  5. Blues in the Night (4:05)
    (Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer)
    Published by Warner Bros. Inc. (ASCAP)
    Arranged by Lenny Williams, Keith Grimes,  and Eva Cassidy
    Eva Cassidy, lead and background vocals
    Lenny Williams, piano, organ, keyboard strings and string arrangement
    Keith Grimes, electric guitar
    Raice McLeod, drums
    Larry Melton, upright bass
    Karen van Sant, violin
    Leigh Pilser, baritone and tenor sax, horn arrangement
    Chris Walker, trumpet
    Doug Elliott, trombone

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  7. Songbird (3:41)
    (Christine McVie)
    Published by Fleetwood Mac Music (BMI)
    Eva Cassidy, vocals and background vocals, acoustic guitar, lead guitar solo, keyboard strings
    Chris Biondo, bass and drum programming
     
  8. Need Your Love So Bad (4:36)
    (Little Willie John)
    Published by Fort Knox Music (BMI)/Trio Music Company (BMI)
    Arranged by Eva Cassidy
    Eva Cassidy, vocals, wah-wah guitar
    Chuck Brown, vocals
    William "JuJu" House, drums
    Keith Grimes, guitar and guitar solo
    Lenny Williams, organ
    Kent Wood, electric piano
    Chris Biondo, bass
    Leigh Pilser, baritone and tenor sax,  horn arrangement
    Chris Walker, trumpet
    Dan Haverstock, trombone
     
  9. Say Goodbye (3:55)
    (S. Digman and Andrew Hernandez)
    Published by Digman's Violin & Publishing Co.
    Eva Cassidy, lead and background vocals, acoustic guitar
    Raice McLeod, drums
    Keith Grimes, electric guitars
    Chris Biondo, bass
     
  10. Nightbird (5:27)
    (Doug MacLeod)
    Published by Gaslight Square Music (BMI) and Calhoun Street Music (BMI)
    Arranged by Eva Cassidy
    Eva Cassidy, lead and background vocals, acoustic guitar
    Keith Grimes, electric guitars
    Lenny Williams, organ
    Dave Geigerich, dobro
    Chris Biondo, bass
    Raice McLeod, drums
    John Gillespie, vibes
     
  11. Waly Waly (4:45)
    (Traditional)
    Arranged by Eva Cassidy
    Eva Cassidy, vocals
    Lenny Williams, music score and sequencing
     
  12. How Can I Keep From Singing? (4:24)
    (Traditional)
    Arranged by Eva Cassidy
    Eva Cassidy, lead and background vocals
    Dan Cassidy, violin
    Mark Carson, piano
    Chris Biondo, bass, drum programming, electric guitar
    Anthony Flowers, Hammond organ
    Chuck Brown, background vocals


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