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Suzanne Vega

Singer-songwriter

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Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik: In Studio

Monday, April 09, 2012

The 1980s play a special role in the careers of songwriters (and friends) Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik. Vega scored a breakout hit in 1987 with “Luka.” Last year, Sheik paid tribute to music of that era with an album called “Covers 80s.” As they head out on a spring tour together, Vega and Sheik join us to play live in our studio.

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Suzanne Vega on Carson McCullers

Friday, May 13, 2011

Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega (of the massive 1980s hits "Tom’s Diner" and "Luka") tells the life story of one of her favorite writers in a new one-woman show called Carson McCullers Talks About Love, several decades in the making. In nearly all her work (The Member of the Wedding, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter), McCullers wrote about the loneliness of...

Video: Suzanne Vega performs "Song of Annemarie (Terror, Pity, Love)"

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Suzanne Vega

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Early in her career, Suzanne Vega turned slices of life into hits like “Luka” and “Tom’s Diner.” More recently, her music has told stories from her own life – and from other New Yorkers. Now, Vega has written about a literary hero in an original play called “Carson McCullers Talks About Love.” She joins us to talk about the iconic author and perform songs from the play live in the Greene Space.

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Live from the Greene Space

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Join us for a live broadcast in The Greene Space, with performances from two master storytellers: singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega, and indie rocker John Darnielle with his band, The Mountain Goats. Plus: We turn a critical eye to "The Universal Sigh," the just-released print component of Radiohead's "newspaper album."

The Greene Space

Soundcheck Live: The Mountain Goats and Suzanne Vega

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

2:00 PM

The Mountain Goats’ songs have been inspired by indie rock’s most inventive storyteller John Darnielle. Suzanne Vega wrote an original play called “Carson McCullers Talks About Love.” Hear them perform their songs live in The Greene Space.

Suzanne Vega

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

New York has often been a theme and muse for singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega. "Luka" was inspired by a child she saw on a street in the Chelsea neighborhood; "Tom’s Diner" was about an Upper West Side restaurant and her last album, "Beauty & Crime," was a collection of tunes of ...

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Suzanne Vega

Monday, July 16, 2007

Suzanne Vega collects New York stories like a cop walking a beat. First it was the hit song "Luka," inspired by a child she saw on a street in the Chelsea neighborhood. Then it was "Tom’s Diner" which described an Upper West Side restaurant over a throbbing urban beat. Now, ...

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