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Artist: Little Sue

Waxed - Record Review from Issue #43 Jan-Feb 2003

Little Sue – The Long Goodbye

Susannah Weaver, stage name Little Sue, has grown up. Her third record is her most nuanced and accomplished, in large part because of terrific production by Ezra Holbrook and tasteful contributions by more than a dozen of Portland’s best musicians and singers. Weaver’s artistic growth has apparently not been without its struggles. The Long Goodbye [...]

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Waxed - Record Review from Issue #22 July-Aug 1999

Little Sue – Crow

“She stuck around, said to hold my ground/We went ’round, ’round, ’round,” goes the first line of “Down To You”, the bouncy two-step that kicks off Little Sue Weaver’s sophomore disc. It’s rare when an artist’s essence can be captured so concisely in a song, but Little Sue’s salt-of-the-earth obstinacy is a fundamental part of [...]

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Waxed - Record Review from Issue #14 March-April 1998

Little Sue – Chimneys & Fishes

The adjective “Appalachian” may be overused, but Portland, Oregon, singer Little Sue — a.k.a. Susannah Jean Weaver — is in fact originally from West Virginia, and she sounds, well, Appalachian. Her voice has a rawness and a slight quaver, but it also has an Emmylou Harris-like quality and a confident presence. With her debut record, [...]

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Town and Country - Shorter Artist Feature from Issue #8 March-April 1997

Little Sue – Like the lion in The Wizard of Oz

It’s one of those stories you wouldn’t believe unless it happened to you. It was one of the last days of the year and Susannah Weaver was closing up at the coffee shop she was working in at the time. She’d been discussing with a co-worker resolutions for the coming year; she decided for herself [...]

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