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10 things you might not know about “Especially for You”

Did you know that Marshall Crenshaw played keyboards on the first Smithereens album under a pseudonym? Or which Smithereens song was featured on the soundtrack to the movie “I Was A Teenage Zombie”? Writer Jay Lustig, of, has 10 things you may not know about “Especially For You” as the Smithereens get ready to celebrate its 30th anniversary.

“2. Suzanne Vega, who dueted with Pat DiNizio on “In a Lonely Place,” recently sang it live with DiNizio for the first time, at his 60th birthday celebration at the Italian American Hall in his hometown of Scotch Plains.”


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