On today’s date, Jimi Hendrix would have been 71 and John Mellencamp finds out he’s being inducted into the Rock Hall.
Co-written by Orbison and Bill Dees the song became one of Orbison’s biggest hits to date, selling seven million copies and spending three weeks at number one on both the Billboard Hot 100, and has been covered by Al Green, John Mellencamp, Johnny Rivers, Bon Jovi, Green Day and Van Halen.It also, of course, was used at the title for the 1990 blockbuster movie Pretty Woman starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere.
The Paintings of John Mellencamp will feature 40 oil paintings, some of which have never been seen by the general public.
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.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee’s comprehensive box set features 19 CDs and will be released just in time for the holidays.
All day, murmurs were heard backstage about a “special guest” who would be performing at the concert. The big reveal came during John Mellencamp’s set. After playing “Pink Houses,” he mentioned that that song had been inspired by artists who came before him who tried to make a difference with music. “
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As we prepare for the 4th of July, let’s go beyond “God Bless the U.S.A.” and “America the Beautiful” to examine a few classic tracks that celebrate and capture the essence of our complicated nation.
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 Saratoga Springs, New York.