Vic Chesnutt

Vic Chesnutt (November 12, 1964 - December 25, 2009) was a and living 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).