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Eva Cassidy: American Tune

Gavin Martin, Daily Mirror, 1 August 2003

THE IDEA THAT death sells is hardly a new one. Elvis Presley and Jim Morrison have been the reigning kings of beyond-the-grave rock for years. And rappers Aaliyah and Tupac have become more popular in the afterlife. But what makes Eva Cassidy's story so special is that while she lived she remained in obscurity – it was only after she died that she became loved by millions.

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