Check out the now sadly deceased Vic Chestnutt’s compelling performance of Granny. The singer songwriter from Georgia (Athens to be exact) was left partially paralyzed after a car crash at the age of 18.  As a result he could only form simple chord structures to accompany his rather unique and captivating voice. the minimalism sets a raw and honest tone.  ‘Granny’ is a great example of Vic’s  poetic lyricism of the mundane.

More Vic Chestnutt at his website.

by the by Vic’s niece Liz Durrett is also a singer songwriter and as it turns out she is also rather good. The hypnotic Mezzanine evokes a sense of movement.

Mezzanine by Liz Durett


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