Songbird is a compilation album of songs by American singer Eva Cassidy. It was released through Blix Street on May 19, 1998, two years after her death in 1996.
Five tracks (‘Wade in the Water’, ‘Wayfaring Stranger’, ‘Songbird, ‘Time is a Healer’ and ‘I Know You by Heart’) are from Cassidy’s album Eva By Heart (released in 1997). Four tracks (‘Fields Of Gold’, ‘Autumn Leaves’, ‘People Get Ready’ and ‘Oh Had I a Golden Thread’) are from her 1996 album Live At Blues Alley. The remaining track, ‘Over the Rainbow’ is from her 1992 debut album The Other Side.
The compilation album was certified Gold by the CRIA (50,000 units) in 2003. It was certified Gold by the RIAA in 2001 and Platinum in 2008 for shipments in excess of one million copies.