NEW YORK - MAY 11: John Mellencamp performs during a fundraiser to increase minority voter registration and voter mobilization hosted by Voices for Working Families and the Voter Fund at the Apollo Theater May 11, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Mellencamp. Out September 14.

“John Mellencamp is alternately rude, difficult, argumentative, angry, temperamental, aggressive, vainglorious, insulting and bossy beyond belief.”

Oh this is gonna be a good read.

I saw him years ago (Greatwoods? Comcast Center? Xfinity Center? whatever it was called then).

The man can dance.

John Mellencamp's Life of Roots, Rock and Rebellion

It's telling about John Mellencamp that his nickname, "Little Bastard," is not only a sobriquet that he revels in, but does his damnedest to live up to. His tough-as-nails/loud-as-a-motorcyle-engine persona and songs have helped define an image and put him on the same shelf as Bruce Springsteen, Bob Seger and...