Why they’ll never put Suzanne Vega in the Hall of Fame

When music critics are asked who the great songwriters are, the list tends to be the same.  First, Bob Dylan, always.  Then Lennon & McCartney, Leonard Cohen, Bruce Springsteen… and then the more personal favourites: Neil Young, Nick Cave, Tom Waits, Kurt Cobain, Thom Yorke, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin for the purists.  Usually about … Continue reading Why they’ll never put Suzanne Vega in the Hall of Fame