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Saturday, December 26, 2009 - 4:54am

Singer-songwriter Chesnutt Dies at 45

This weekend, mourners in Athens held a memorial for Vic Chesnutt.

The Georgia singer songwriter slipped into a coma last week after overdosing on muscle relaxants. He died on Christmas at the age of 45. Chesnutt, confined to a wheel chair since he was 18, wrote haunting and poignant songs that influenced many mainstream musicians.

WGPB's John Sepulvado has this remembrance.