Songs about Susan/Suzannes

This is a really old one, Oh Susannah, a new take on an old song by the Grungemeister Neil Young:

This is a more traditional version of it, but by the Trapp family, of Sound of Music fame:

Here’s the Hollies with ‘Sorry Suzanne from Top of the Pops, 1969:

This is Dandy Livingston, Susanne Beware of the Devil:

And this is probably the most famous Suzanne, Suzie Q, with John Foggarty providing an intro to his hit with Creedence Clearwater Revival,  brilliant fusion of swamp music and psychedelia from someone who actually remembers  the original Woodstock.

And this is the real Suzie Q – Ms Quattro, famed for her leather clad rock, but here all mellow with Desperado:

5 thoughts on “Songs about Susan/Suzannes

  1. I’ve always heard so much about Suzy Quatro, never heard her actual music. God I’m ignorant! Thank you though for enlightening at least part of the dark mass that is my brain – I really mean that!


    • She’s a strange one – always lumped in with glam, but was anything but – pure rocknroll. She’s still around, used to do musicals and some radio djing. and aging terrifyingly well.

      On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 7:07 AM, texthistory


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