John Mellencamp Ditches Rock Star Image on New Single 'Troubled Man'“I am done being a rock star. I have no interest in that, in having the biggest concerts. I have only one interest: to have fun while we’re doing this and maybe have something that somebody might discover.”
Not Fade Away: John Mellencamp Reclaims His Name (And Creative Control) With 'Uh-Huh'In which the former 'Johnny Cougar' loses the record label interference and gains his real last name…and a new fan in Matthew McConaughey. Mellencamp's longtime guitarist Mike Wanchic tells the story behind the album.
T-Bone Burnett To Produce 'Basement Tapes… Continued' and New Gregg Allman AlbumBob Dylan's music publishing company recently discovered lyrics he wrote in 1967 for the sessions that were later released as The Basement Tapes (and widely bootlegged as Great White Wonder), and Dylan has given them to Burnett, who plans to "assemble a select group of contemporary recording artists in the famed Capitol Studios to complete the songs and record them as a band."
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J.D. Souther Talks "Nashville," Bacharach CollaborationSouther may not be a household name, but many of the songs that he wrote or co-wrote are among the biggest hits of the past few decades, including The Eagles' "Best Of My Love," "Victim Of Love," "Heartache Tonight," "New Kid In Town" and "How Long." He also co-wrote, and sang with, James Taylor on "Her Town Too."
John Mellencamp & Stephen King's Musical Releasing All-Star SoundtrackIt'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.
Meet Robert Plant's Latest Collaborator, Buddy MillerLast week, Rolling Stone reported that Robert Plant recorded a new album with his occasional collaborator, Buddy Miller. Miller is becoming a familiar name to Plant's fans.
Elton John Postpones "Diving Board" LP To Give It "Tighter Identity"Elton John had his 30th solo album wrapped up and ready to go last spring. In fact, he was so confident that he released an 10-song tracklist for Diving Board in anticipation of its deliverance. But with the release date being delayed until 2013 for promotional reasons, the extra time to sit and speculate the finished product has given Sir Elton second thoughts.
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