John Mellencamp

The Musical Tastes Of Our Ex-Presidents

By Alyson Camus | November 10, 2020

‘Gregg Allman and the Allman Brothers just about put me in the White House’

The 1,000 Greatest Songs of the 1980s – 970 to 961

By Steve Crawford | January 17, 2019

John Mellencamp blazed the trail for Kenny Chesney’s entire career.

John Mellencamp And The Five Stages Of Grief

By Tim Steil | December 30, 2018

It’s ironic I will probably ending up shooting myself in the head

US Top 10 Albums For The Week Of December 22nd, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | December 18, 2018

Americana for blowhards

L.A. Burning, West Coast Concert Picks, June 12th to June 18th 2017

By Alyson Camus | June 10, 2017

when you jump like this

These Days: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

By Iman Lababedi | April 25, 2017

barren land Biblical folk meets country gruffness

John Mellencamp Said He Left Columbia Over The Label President’s Racist Comments

By Alyson Camus | March 2, 2017

‘It makes it impossible to get him [on radio]’

Medium Cool: Best Talk Show Guests Week Of April 27th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | April 25, 2015

if I was Jimmy and Jimmy I’d go into reruns till May 20th, the Letterman level is amazingly high. Earloer this week, Jason and Amanda covered “Mutineer” (David was close to Warren of course), and Costello said his farewell. On Monday alone there is Todd Rundgren and John Mellencamp. And what does Fallon have? Glad you asked: the Zac Brown Band.

John Mellencamp’s “Plain Spoken” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 1, 2014

This is a truth Mellencamp seems to instinctively understand, these songs are about people with a different sort of understanding of life, a different type of connection to the land: that’s why he plays Farm Aid. Plain spoken, from the earth to the earth, American homeland, Mellencamp plain spokenly speaks for it and us on a fine, folk rocker album

10 Songs, Thursday, September 25th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | September 25, 2014

“Sometimes it’s god, sometimes it’s not”? How about “I hear the ancient footsteps like the motion of the sea, sometimes I turn, there’s someone there, other times it’s only me.” And yeah I know the Wiliam Blake poem, but that’s pure Dylan. And Mellencamp sounds like a chump – B

Farm Aid 2014 Line UP

By Helen Bach | July 26, 2014

The event has released its 2014 line up and surprise!! Jack White is on board. The ghastly man who is the color of milk fed veal will bring his sound to Raleigh North Carolina s Walnut Creek Amphitheater on September 13th.