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Vic Chesnutt (November 12, 1964 - December 25, 2009) was a and who lived in Athens, Georgia, United States.

Around 1985, Chesnutt moved to Athens and joined the band, The La-Di-Da's. After leaving that group he began performing solo on a regular basis at the 40 Watt Club; it was there that he was spotted by Michael Stipe of R.E.M.; Stipe produced Chesnutt's first two albums, Little (1990) and West of Rome (1991).

In 1992 Chesnutt was… read more

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  • what a discovery
  • West of Rome left me miserable
  • "Suddenly everything's different / And everyone's on edge / I just wanted to bring folks together, but / It seems that I am the biggest wedge."
  • his voice reminds me of frusciante.
  • "C'est la vie whatever that means, la di da!"
  • "A chip on the shoulder usually means there's wood up above. But no man at this shiny oblong table is very, very fibrous."
  • At the Cut and Skitter on Take-off are two of the best records I know. What I've sampled from others is stunning. I'm so glad I stumbled into his work earlier this year. If you've ventured here by chance, don't hesitate! Dig in!
  • I gotta listen to more Vic Chesnutt.
  • I miss you I miss you I miss you Vic. [3]
  • his voice, lyrics, melodies.. so beautiful, so perfect.

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