Tag Archives: Vic Chesnutt

Kristin Hersh Shares Five Favorite Vic Chesnutt Songs

It was a pact Vic Chesnutt held with Kristin Hersh, his long-time friend and frequent tourmate: “Don’t suck, don’t die.” The two prolific songwriters shared not only the stage, but struggles with major labels and with mental health. But, sadly, Chesnutt did die, from an overdose on Christmas 2009 at the age of 45. HershRead more…

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July, everybody! While the songs in this video roundup aren’t always about patriotism in a traditional sense or necessarily about today’s holiday itself — they’re sad, joyous, uplifting, and even angry and disillusioned — they share a yearning for personal freedom that goes well beyond the meaning of the term as thrownRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Vic Chesnutt passed away over the Christmas holiday after falling into a coma from an apparent suicide attempt. He was 45. Chesnutt had a prolific career, releasing 17 albums to his credit. Many artists who have worked with the songwriter have come out to pay tribute: Michael Stipe, who produced Chesnutt’s first two albums, talksRead more…

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