John Mellencamp

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Neil Young, John Mellencamp Highlight Farm Aid: “A Mission From God”

At a press conference before this year’s Farm Aid, Neil Young said that saving family farms should be considered “A mission from God!” Throughout the day, Young certainly spoke, and performed, as if he was, indeed, on a divine mission.


Courtesy Dangerbird Records

Silversun Pickups Tell Romney Campaign: Stop Using ‘Panic Switch’

“We don’t like people going behind our backs, using our music without asking, and we don’t like the Romney campaign,” says frontman Brian Aubert.


We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration At The Lincoln Memorial

John Mellencamp To Receive John Steinbeck Award, Release Documentary

Legendary singer-songwriter John Mellencamp is about to join Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne and Joan Baez as a select group of musicians to receive The John Steinbeck Award from The Center for Steinbeck Studies at San […]



John Mellencamp, Little Steven Van Zandt, Smokey Robinson Lead Rock Hall Presenters

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced most of the presenters for the quickly-approaching 27th annual induction ceremony, taking place April 14 in Cleveland.  Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp will […]



Daily Rewind: John Mellencamp

Back in 1985 when he known as John Cougar Mellencamp, he released the album “Scarecrow” which generated 3 top 10 hits and provided us with more of the soundtrack of the 1980’s. Can you name […]


John Mellencamp's New Squeeze?

It was announced over the weekend that he’s split from his wife, model Elaine Irwin.  Who he’s dating now may surprise you (or not).John’s at the Fox February 27th, maybe she’ll be backstage???


Today In History: December 16th

  On December 16th, a singer is deported for being too young; another gets his tonsils out; and 3 singers file for divorce


Americana Winners

-dave roots artists won big at the Americana Awards, including [lastfm]John Mellencamp[/lastfm], [lastfm]Ryan Bingham[/lastfm] and a band that will play a show in Atlanta tonight.


John Mellencamp’s Georgia Roots

John Mellencamp has Georgia on his mind.  That’s because part of his new record was recorded


Not Just “Noise In The Air”

[lastfm]John Mellencamp[/lastfm] just released a four-disc box set this week called “On the Rural Route 7609” and part of the record was recorded right here in Georgia 




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