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Suzanne Vega (Epic 2017 #345)

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Suzanne Vega (1985)

Suzanne Vega’s self-titled debut was released in 1985. It was well-received by music journalists and reached platinum status in the United Kingdom. 78 more words

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Harry Chapin, Suzanne Vega and other people's pain as revealed in speed

The speed of Vega’s Luka unusually peppy for someone is actually empathetically hurting. The song reminds me of someone telling a story where the aphorism “anyone else’s pain is easy to bear” come to mind. 12 more words


Suzanne Vega - Solitude Standing

Suzanne’s last hit of the 80s peaked at UK#79 and US#94.

It was her 7th of 14 UK hits from ’85-’97, and her 2nd of 3 hits in the US hit between ’87 and ’90. 46 more words

ADL’s VOICES: A Concert For Unity

By Paula Araujo

Last month, hundreds of people gathered at Westport’s Levitt Pavilion in Connecticut for the Anti-Defamation League’s “VOICES: A Concert for Unity.” The evening focused on ADL’s core message of advocating for civil rights by combating bigotry and bullying by spreading kindness and respect. 81 more words

Paula Araujo

Life Is Like A Song

Lately that song is Suzanne Vega’s Tom’s Diner.

Real life is happening all around – and let’s be frank, the reported news, in any medium, is universally grisly – and I am only a spectator, waiting at the counter for my coffee, too inconsequential to be given the full cup, and making the best of it. 196 more words

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