Grammy Award

Fun Facts about Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Vega is a songwriter who has garnered the respect of music critics and fans all over the world.  Her observations about life are profoundly depicted in her songs. One would have to have a heart of stone not to appreciate the subtleties of language and overt emotion that are wrapped up in each of her songs.  They’re stunning and they’re contemplative.  The world is a better place because Suzanne has brought her music to us.

We are most thankful that Suzanne and Poez the Poet will be celebrating music and spoken word at the me&thee in Marblehead, MA on Friday, November 22.

Here’s a video of Suzanne singing one of her signature songs, “Tom’s Diner.”

Here are a few fun facts about Suzanne!

Number of times you’ve played Luka:


Strangest gig you’ve ever had:

Headlined at Glastonbury Festival Main Stage in a bulletproof vest

Location where you wrote “Tom’s Diner”:

Tom’s Restaurant 112th and Broadway

Favorite diner in the world:

HMM Empire or Metro in NY

Most charming celebrity you’ve ever met:


First song you learned on the guitar:

Something by Cisco Houston about traveling
First impressions of Marblehead:

Beautiful and wealthy

TV or no TV:


Beatles or Stones:


Dylan or Joni:

Dylan but seriously…both

Best being-a-mom moments:

Too many to tell but here’s one: singing to Ruby in her crib and her saying “Again!”

Favorite literary piece by Carson McCullers:

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

 Best vacation spot:

Haven’t found one yet