Vic Chesnutt, Dead at 45

In MemoriumVic Chesnutt was 45. He was the acclaimed singer-songwriter who built a devoted following with his folk-rock songs, many of which dealt eloquently with themes of pain and mortality.


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Hobo Joe

Wow. I had never heard of him until watching LIVE's MTV Unplugged show back in the early/mid '90s. They covered Supernatural and Ed said something to the effect of "That song was written by Vic Chesnutt of Athens, Georgia. Absolutely the most beautiful song ever written."

December 25, 2009 @ 10:08 PM

Phil Evans

The story of his personal US health care crisis makes me sick.

As Pete Seeger sang `when will they ever learn...``

December 27, 2009 @ 12:11 AM

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