Articles tagged john mellencamp

Tuesday, August 7 2012

Fear and Hope in the Great Depression

Songs about the fates of small towns are nothing new. For as long as they've existed, and for as long as they've been changing, songwriters have found inspiration in the conflict of "then vs. now". Southeast Engine finds no shortage of tales to tell from the plight of Canaanville.


Monday, March 7 2011

The Year in Music: August 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable events in the world of music, here’s what happened in August 2010.


Thursday, September 10 2009

Bob Dylan + Willie Nelson + John Mellencamp: 28 July 2009 - Durham, NC

Who would deny the appeal of the Willie Nelson/John Mellencamp/Bob Dylan ballpark tour, even after we agree that Mellencamp doesn't belong with such a distinguished duo?


Tuesday, July 15 2008

John Mellencamp: Life Death Love and Freedom

Mellencamp no doubt feels the menacing stare of death off in the distance, and it has caused him to reassess not only his life, but also his art.


Tuesday, January 30 2007

John Mellencamp: Freedoms Road

After wasting a decade and a half trying to remain popular, John Mellencamp finally figures out he's much better remaining populist.


Tuesday, January 23 2007

John Mellencamp makes political tracks again


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