Sufjan Stevens gave the rights to one of his songs away in a contest and now the only way to hear the song is to attend a listening party at the winner's apartment. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suf…
When Sufjan Stevens recorded the album "Illinois" he had to pay a fee to use lyrics from Woody Guthrie's "This land is your land", a song which discourages property ownership. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ill…
Today I learned that iTunes only allows for 255 characters in the song title section thanks to Sufjan Stevens.

The song that provided this piece of enlightenment is track three on the Illinois album called: "The Black Hawk War, or, How to Demolish an Entire Civilization and Still Feel Good About Yourself in the Morning, or, We Apologize for the Inconvenience but You're Going to Have to Leave Now, or, 'I Have Fought the Big Knives and Will Continue to Fight Them Until They Are Off Our Lands!'".

Indie musician Sufjan Stevens used to do freelance knitting for Martha Stewart nytimes.com/2010/10/17/ar…
Casimir Pulaski day is more than just a Sufjan Stevens song en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cas…
Sufjan Stevens first name is an Arabic or Persian name meaning β€œcomes with a sword”. The name was given to Stevens by the founder of Subud, an inter-faith spiritual community to which his parents belonged when he was born. exclaim.ca/Interviews/Web…
Mac Miller sampled Sufjan Stevens' "Vesuvius" for his first single "Donald Trump". youtu.be/aTsDcjHj54M

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