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  1. Suzanne Vega, meet Willie NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MySanAntonio.com

    ... (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) But it was fun imagining driving New York singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega and her "spookyghost" guitarist, the acclaimed Gerry Leonard, out to the dark edges of Highway 16 to John T. Floore Country Store to ...

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  2. Suzanne VegaRead the original story

    Friday | Austin American Statesman

    Suzanne Vega first emerged as a leading figure of the folk music revival during the 1980s. Best known for her international hits "Tom's Diner" and "Luka," Vega has released eight albums to universal critical acclaim over the course of her career.

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  3. Saturday music picks: Suzanne Vega, Sharon Van EttenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Austin American Statesman

    SV vs. SVE. Though their eras of arrival are separated by a quarter-century, both Suzanne Vega , who plays Stateside at the Paramount, and Sharon Van Etten , who's on the Mohawk's outdoor stage, are distinctive New York singer-songwriters whose music pushes out the edges of rock and pop music while still remaining widely accessible.

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  4. Tickets on sale for Suzanne Vega concert at Saugatuck Center for the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | MLive.com

    Tickets are now on sale to see folk/pop singer and songwriter Suzanne Vega, who will be performing at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, 400 Culver St. , at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22. Most recognized for her hit singles "Tom's Diner" and "Luka," Vega promises fresh versions of fan favorites along with new material from her first new studio album in seven years entitled "Tales from the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles" which was released in February of this year. The new album features 10 new songs, each telling a story of how the material and spirit worlds intersect.

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  5. Suzanne Vega to Play WHBPAC, 11/1Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Prolific singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega will perform at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Saturday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $30, $45, $50 and are available online at www.whbpac.org . With her stark, vibrato-less voice, Suzanne Vega seamlessly melds poetic lyrics with contemporary folk song structures to create a sound that is distinctively her own.

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  6. Vilar's Underground Sound series brings an off-season smorgasbord to Beaver CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Vail Daily News

    ... band for the most part," Jaffe said. "When it comes to writing, we take our time." Following honeyhoney will be Suzanne Vega, best known for her late '80s hits "Tom's Diner" and "Luka." Sabel said in recent years Vega has gone in a more acoustic ...

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  7. Santana sets high bar for McCartney; gushes for Spurs againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... Weeps"), the Animals ("Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"), Tommy Edwards ("It's All in the Game") and Suzanne Vega ("Luka"). The passion could be understated. A highlight was a moment when Santana sat on one of the stage monitors and simply ...

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  8. POP Montreal: Suzanne Vega matures with her songwritingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Canada.com

    Who needs strings to play an Arabic-sounding hook when you can just go and sample one from 50 Cent? Suzanne Vega must have seen the logic more quickly than most when she decided to use the distinctive riff from the rapper's Candy Shop to colour one of her recent tracks, the irresistible Don't Uncork What You Can't Contain. After all, Vega's infectious a cappella shuffle-turned-dance-track Tom's Diner has been sampled 68 times since its 1987 release, according to the website whosampled.com.

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  9. Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle fill Music Box with songs and storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    ... appreciation for Colvin's rueful telling of her mistake in not heeding the warning against falling for folkie Suzanne Vega 's drummer in a 1980s' Europe tour, when she was a backup singer for the "Luka'' singer. But as the 18-song set -- including a ...

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  10. 9/12/14: Today's Tips: FridayRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | Nippertown!

    ... and Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry . GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule of performances MUSIC : Suzanne Vega @ Barrington Stage Co. , Pittsfield. A sublime singer-songwriter from her early hits of "Luka," "Tom's Diner" and "Marlene On ...

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  11. Suzanne Vega Enjoying Her IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | CTNow.com

    Suzanne Vega is a dependable bard. The veteran singer-songwriter continues to write with intelligence and insight.

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  12. Fall Out Boy debut new single 'Centuries'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... in Fall Out Boy and "T" in "Centuries" are both written out as a cross. The song opens with a short snippet of Suzanne Vega singing the opening words to her hit single "Tom's Diner". Those same lyrics "Da da da da" from the opening are also ...

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  13. Fall Out Boy debut new single 'Centuries'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... in Fall Out Boy and "T" in "Centuries" are both written out as a cross. The song opens with a short snippet of Suzanne Vega singing the opening words to her hit single "Tom's Diner". Those same lyrics "Da da da da" from the opening are also ...

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  14. Uncorked melodiesRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2014 | The Irish World Newspaper

    Almost three decades since she arrived on the scene with her self-titled debut in 1985, eclectic folk-inspired singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega is back with album number eight.

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  15. To Sign Or Not To Sign: Artists Big And Small Face The Label QuestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | GPB.org

    ... running up to four months, it's not cheap, and only a select few can afford it. Unlike many recording artists, Suzanne Vega who had a Top 10 hit in 1987 with "Luka" and was then dropped twice by the majors maintained publishing rights to her songs. ...

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  16. To Sign Or Not To Sign: Artists Big And Small Face The Label QuestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | GPB.org

    ... running up to four months, it's not cheap, and only a select few can afford it. Unlike many recording artists, Suzanne Vega who had a Top 10 hit in 1987 with "Luka" and was then dropped twice by the majors maintained publishing rights to her songs. ...

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  17. Institute Songwriting Student Finds Success With LAB RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Mi2n

    ... the next one and ultimately her album.' Natasha kicked off 2014 with a tour supporting Grammy-nominated artist Suzanne Vega, providing her with great experience of performing to 1500+ crowds. Since then, Natasha has recorded her new EP with Paul ...

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  18. Leslie column: Vega, Black Keys play all the right tunesLeslie...Read the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    Leslie column: Vega, Black Keys play all the right tunes On May 17, my wife and I went to the Cedar Cultural Center to hear Suzanne Vega.

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  19. Beckett throws no-hitter in Dodgers 6-0 winRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | Laguna Niguel News

    Suzanne Vega had just finished providing background details on jaunty new tune "Fool's Complaint" at El Rey Theatre when she added, "You don't really need to know any of this to enjoy the song."

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  20. Suzanne Vega returns to L.A. in top formRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | The Wave

    ... / Luka / Tom's Diner Next: Vega plays the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach at 8 p.m. tonight (May 25), $27-$44 Suzanne Vega had just finished providing background details on jaunty new tune "Fool's Complaint" at El Rey Theatre when she added, "You ...

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