Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews and Tom Morello also paid tribute to the legend.
The comprehensive boxed set collection will feature nineteen CDs released by Mellencamp from his 35 year career, including American Fool, Lonesome Jubilee, Scarecrow, Cuttin’ Heads, Life, Death, Love and Freedom and No Better Than This.
Earlier this year, Farm Aid President Willie Nelson celebrated his 80th birthday, and the man shows no signs of slowing down. Beloved by millions not only for his music, but also for his activism and outlaw persona, he gets standing ovations the minute he hits the stage, before even playing a note. But if it’s actually possible to upstage Willie at Farm Aid, one man accomplished it at this year’s festival (which took place Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga, New York). And he’s fourteen years Willie’s senior.
The full artist lineup for the 2013 Farm Aid concert in Saratoga Springs, New York was revealed this week. In addition to the four Farm Aid board members who perform every year (Willie Nelson, Neil Young, […]
As announced today, this year’s Farm Aid will take place in upstate New York on September 21st. The annual one-day festival, which benefits the American farming industry, will hit the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in […]
In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we […]
Beginning this fall, theatregoers in 20 cities will finally be able to experience the collaborative work of Stephen King, John Mellencamp and T. Bone Burnett with a staged concert performance of the musical Ghost Brothers […]
It’s an unlikely pairing: the world’s most famous horror writer, Stephen King, and… John Mellencamp? The unlikely duo have been working on a stage musical together for the last 13 years and now, they’re releasing it for the world to see.
“You don’t hear my song in the film and I played no part in suggesting or offering this title.” – John Mellencamp
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.