Today is John Mellencamp’s birthday, and we all want to help him celebrate. His long and illustrious career has made him one of those signature faces in rock music history. With that comes many memorable moments, which allows us to present to you five things that remind us of John.
Can you believe it? Thirty-one years later and still goin' strong. Farm Aid. Have you ever heard the story about how the first Farm Aid concert came to be? It started by an 'off the cuff' comment by Bob Dylan on stage at the 1985 Live Aid Concert :
I don't have cable but if I did and if I had Showtime (and if I could stay up til ten!), I'd definitely watch this show. From the new series Roadies, here's a clip of an upcoming episode featuring John Mellencamp!
A true American treasure was born on this day. His music, his writing, his way of being, all conspired to birth an incredibly prestigious list of artists: Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Phil Ochs, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp...just to name a few.