The Salesman and Bernadette

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The Salesman and Bernadette
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 10, 1998 (1998-11-10)
GenreFolk rock
Length54:48
LabelCapricorn
Vic Chesnutt chronology
About to Choke
(1996)
The Salesman and Bernadette
(1998)
Merriment
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Consumer Guide(neither)[3]
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music3/5 stars[4]
Entertainment WeeklyA–[5]
Edmonton Journal4/5 stars[6]
The New Rolling Stone Album Guide4/5 stars[8]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[2]
Spin8/10[7]

The Salesman and Bernadette is a 1998 album by Vic Chesnutt. The backing musicians on the album are from the American alternative country group Lambchop.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Vic Chesnutt

  1. "Duty Free" – 3:13
  2. "Bernadette and Her Crowd" – 3:40
  3. "Replenished" – 4:20
  4. "Maiden" – 3:02
  5. "Until the Led" – 3:38
  6. "Scratch, Scratch, Scratch" – 2:53
  7. "Mysterious Tunnel" – 5:42
  8. "Arthur Murray" – 4:07
  9. "Prick" – 3:08
  10. "Woodrow Wilson" – 3:52
  11. "Parade" – 7:02
  12. "Blanket Over The Head" – 1:26
  13. "Square Room" – 4:29
  14. "Old Hotel" – 4:20

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
  • Vic Chesnutt – Acoustic Guitar/Electric Guitar/Piano/Vocals
  • Emmylou Harris – Vocals
  • Mike Doster – Bass
  • Kurt Wagner – Electric Guitar/Recorder/ Lap Steel Guitar/Human Whistle
  • Tina Chesnutt – Bass/Electric Guitar/Human Whistle
  • Alex McManus – Euphonium/Electric Guitar/Vocals/Human Whistle
  • Paul Niehaus – Pedal Steel/Electric Guitar/Human Whistle
  • Paul Burch – Accordion/ Vibraphone/ Fender Rhodes/Human Whistle
  • Deanna Varagona – Baritone Saxophone/Vocals/Human Whistle
  • Marc William Trovillion – Bass/Human Whistle
  • Allen Lowrey – Drums/Human Whistle
  • Dennis Cronin – Trumpet/Human Whistle
  • Jonathan Marx – Clarinet/Trumpet//Human Whistle
  • John Delworth – Hammond Organ/ Farfisa Organ/Vocals
Engineering
  • Dennis Cronin – Engineer
  • Mark Nevers – Engineering/Mixing
  • Tommy Dorsey – Mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Salesman And Bernadette Review, AllMusic, retrieved 2010-02-22
  2. ^ "Salesman And Bernadette Review". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 29 April 2009. Retrieved 2015-08-21.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (2000-10-15). "Vic Chesnutt". Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s. Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 9780312245603.
  4. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011-05-27). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. p. 101. ISBN 9780857125958.
  5. ^ Mirkin, Steven (18 December 1998). "The Salesman and Bernadette Review". Entertainment Weekly.
  6. ^ Moriarty, Wayne (1998-12-19). "For a good time, give Scott a spin; While you're at it, crack out a tasty Chesnutt". Edmonton Journal.
  7. ^ Weisbard, Eric (1999). "The Salesman and Bernadette Review". Spin. Vol. 15 no. 1. pp. 115–6.
  8. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian David (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon and Schuster. p. 160. ISBN 9780743201698.