The Earliest Bird: Top New Recorded Release 1-21-22 – 1-27-22, John Mellencamp’s “Strictly One Eyed Jack” Reviewed
waiting to expire and yet it has its moments
a heartwarming track from John Mellencamp’s highly anticipated album
‘Gregg Allman and the Allman Brothers just about put me in the White House’
John Mellencamp blazed the trail for Kenny Chesney’s entire career.
It’s ironic I will probably ending up shooting myself in the head
Americana for blowhards
when you jump like this
barren land Biblical folk meets country gruffness
‘It makes it impossible to get him [on radio]’
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.
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
“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
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.