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Vic Chesnutt and Mr & Mrs Keneipp: Merriment

Fred Mills, No Depression, September 2000

EVERYONE'S FAVOURITE Georgia-based Paralympian once deadpanned to a Spin interviewer that "Vic Chesnutt is an autodidactically pretentious writer of pseudo-symbolic, text-centred dirge-ballads…singing in a distinctive but ever decreasingly gruff and folksy voice." That voice, of course, is located somewhere between heaven and hell.

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