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Paul Chesne


Paul Chesne (born June 4, 1976) is an American country&soul singer-songwriter and guitarist.

He has traveled throughout the United States and played well over 1000

shows since 1999 including cutting his teeth playing upwards of 150

times at the infamous Kibitz Room in Canter's Deli.

He has written over 200 songs and released 3 full length albums and an EP featuring (here comes some name dropping):

Dave Roe (Johnny Cash, Dwight Yoakam, Louvin Brothers), Mitch Marine

(Smash Mouth, Dwight Yoakam, Tripping Daisy), Keith Gattis (Dwight

Yoakam), Skip Edwards (Dwight Yoakam, Keith Richards, Norah Jones,

Lucinda Williams), The Webb Sisters (Leonard Cohen), Elvis Perkins and

Willie Chambers of The Chambers Brothers.

His lyrics range from the whimsical, political and humorous to the dark and poetic.

The current backing band includes members of Rick Rubin's American

Recordings former signed act "The Vacation" featuring "Emperor" Josh

Norton (guitar), Jon "Pontiac" Niemann (keyboards & Wurlitzer

piano), Mississippi Stephen Tegel (bass) and Rich "Never Tardy For The

Party" Berardi (drums).

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