Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories
Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories
Episode 153 - Suzanne Vega vs Tom's Diner
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The guys trace the unlikely story of one of modern pop music’s most enduring melodies – from folk singing exercise to it’s place in streaming music history.

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SHOW NOTES:

“Seinfeld Theme” by Jonathan Wolff, “Tom’s Diner,” “Tom’s Diner (Reprise),” “Luka” by Suzanne Vega

https://diffuser.fm/suzanne-vega-toms-diner/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzanne_Vega

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fast_Folk

https://folkways.si.edu/fast-folk-musical-magazine-vol-1-no-1/american-folk/music/album/smithsonian

https://www.nytimes.com/1982/03/05/arts/greenwich-village-is-again-a-magnet-for-folk-singers.html

https://www.brianrose.com/journal/2006/08/new-yorksuzanne-vega.html

https://www.brianrose.com/hardy/hardy.htm

https://www.highroadtouring.com/artists/suzanne-vega/

https://archive.nytimes.com/opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/23/toms-essay/

https://www.passionweiss.com/2021/02/02/1nce-again-suzanne-vega-toms-diner-dna-remix/

https://www.whosampled.com/Suzanne-Vega/Tom%27s-Diner/sampled/

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/19727/how-toms-diner-tuned-mp3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karlheinz_Brandenburg