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Suzanne Vega guests, with a tribute to Lou Reed

Duration:
57 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 12 May 2014

New York singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega guests, with a tribute to Lou Reed.

Reed was an old friend of Suzanne's and to pay tribute to him she's chosen to play one of his all-time classics with Jools and the band, as well as discussing her life and career and picking some of her favourite records.

Music Played

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  • Image for HOLLAND, JOOLS & HIS RHYTHM SECTION

    HOLLAND, JOOLS & HIS RHYTHM SECTION JOOLS SIG TUNE

  • Image for Amos Milburn

    Amos Milburn CHICKEN SHACK BOOGIE

    CRESCENT CITY NEW ORLEANS, EMI, EMI-7243 5 275722

  • Image for Earl Hines

    Earl Hines DEEP FOREST

    The Earl: Original Recordings 1928-1941, Naxos, 8.-120581

  • Image for Peggy Lee

    Peggy Lee BIRMINGHAM JAIL

    Miss Wonderful, Proper Records, 1529

  • Image for Cécile McLorin Salvant

    Cécile McLorin Salvant St Louis Gal

    WOMAN CHILD, MACK AVENUE RECORDS, MAC 1072

  • Image for Lester Williams

    Lester Williams I Can't Lose

    Jumping The Shuffle Blues - Drive It Home The Golden Years of Shuffle Blues, Fantastic Voyage, FVTD087

  • Image for The Skatalites

    The Skatalites CHRISTINE KEELER

    FOUNDATION SKA, HEARTBEAT, HB-185

  • Image for Ray Charles

    Ray Charles Midnight

    Greatest Country And Western Hits, Dunhill Compact Classic, DZ-5040

  • Image for Suzanne Vega

    Suzanne Vega Fools Complaint

    Tales From The Realm of The Queen of Pentacles, Cooking Vinyl, CookCD600

  • Image for Leonard Cohen

    Leonard Cohen Suzanne

    The Essential Leonard Cohen, Columbia, 4979952-NA

  • Image for Paul Simon

    Paul Simon AMERICAN TUNE

    The Paul Simon Anthology (Disc 1), Warner Bros, 9362-45408-2

  • Image for Suzanne Vega with Gerry Leonard, Jools Holland and band

    Suzanne Vega with Gerry Leonard, Jools Holland and band A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

  • Image for Suzanne Vega

    Suzanne Vega DON'T UNCORK WHAT YOU CAN'T CONTAIN

    Tales from the Realm of the Queens of Pentacles, NA, NA

  • Suzanne Vega and gang

    Suzanne Vega and Co.

    Widely regarded as one of the most brilliant songwriters of her generation, (Biography Magazine) Suzanne Vega emerged as a leading figure of the folk-music revival of the early 1980s when, accompanying herself on acoustic guitar....More Info

     

     

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