The song was written and performed by the band's keyboardist, Christine McVie. The only intstrument used throughout the song was a piano.
Eva Cassidy versionEdit
Eva Cassidy's version was released in 1998 on her posthumous compilation album of the same name Songbird. Despite being released two years after her death from melanoma, the album eventually reached number 1 in the UK in 2001.
Willie Nelson versionEdit
Nelson covered "Songbird" on his own 2006 album Songbird, making it the second album to be named after the song. The album only peaked at #87 on the Billboard 200.
- See Songbird lyrics