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1  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ask Mellencamp.com / Re: Album info, single and preorder on: Today at 03:57:04 pm
Maybe we'll get a double album. Wink Grin
2  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ask Mellencamp.com / Re: THE VOICE JUDGE " JOHN MELLENCAMP" on: October 16, 2018, 04:08:57 pm
The last thing John needs is to be associated with ''The Voice'' in any way, shape, or form. Smiley
3  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ask Mellencamp.com / Re: Album info, single and preorder on: October 16, 2018, 04:01:41 pm
Odd indeed, the suspense is killing me.
4  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ask Mellencamp.com / Re: OTHER PEOPLES STUFF on: October 05, 2018, 03:43:01 pm
I can't wait to find out the track listing for the new album, i'm sure we can expect a few surprises.
5  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ask Mellencamp.com / Will the. Chicago Theater concert DVD/Blu-Ray have a “no commentary” option? on: February 01, 2018, 10:50:19 am
I sure hope, as much as i’m interested in hearing John’s commentary, i think it would to have the option of hearing only the music.
6  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ask Mellencamp.com / Re: first two albums???? on: January 23, 2018, 05:31:59 pm
Probably because they're embarrassingly bad, John has admitted as much.
7  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ask Mellencamp.com / Re: What is next? on: October 17, 2017, 07:02:27 am
A double album, a Ghost Brothers US tour with a stop near me, co-starring in and/or directing a movie with Meg Ryan.

One can hope. Smiley
8  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ask Mellencamp.com / Re: "It's About You" Different Versions? on: August 15, 2017, 06:12:32 pm
A region free Blu-Ray/DVD player would do the trick. Smiley
9  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ask Mellencamp.com / Re: Reproducing old vinyl on: August 15, 2017, 06:05:45 pm
Most of John's albums sound fabulous in their original vinyl and CD editions, remasters are a crap shoot regardless of whether it's analog or digital, some are an improvement and some are the complete opposite. I would love to see vinyl releases for Whenever We Wanted, Human Wheels, 98 S/T, Cuttin' Heads, and most of all ''Freedom's Road'' because the available CD of that one s is mastered way too loud, and is sorely lacking in dynamics, a downright shame for such a great album.
10  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ask Mellencamp.com / Re: What's up with Rolling Stone magazine?? No "Sad clowns and hillbillies" review? on: June 26, 2017, 08:25:08 pm
So glad to know I'm not alone in my thinking! I've said the same thing about both for years. It kills me that Bruce can do something John has done years before and then get praise for his "ground breaking" work. It may not be his fault but I can't listen to him because of that. Well, that's not entirely true, I cannot deal with his voice either!

Lisa in Georgia

I cannot stand his voice either, but it's not only that, it's also that wanna-be midwestern/southern accent of his ''or whatever the hell it is'' the stupid bandana, the make-up, and the way he struts on stage like he's still 25. But what really gets my dander up is the fact that so many of his apparently blind and tone deaf followers still think John is the lightweight of the two. Still none of that would matter if his post 70s output was one tenth as interesting and compelling as John's is, but it's not even close.
11  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ask Mellencamp.com / Re: What's up with Rolling Stone magazine?? No "Sad clowns and hillbillies" review? on: June 23, 2017, 07:00:15 pm
And now RollingStone just put out their top 50 albums "so far" of 2017 and once again John Mellencamp's - sad clowns and hillbillies album was not on the list. What a joke!!!  I'm about to unsubscribe to that magazine, that makes no fucking sense.  That magazine gives John Mellencamp no love at all. If Bruce Springsteen put that same album out, that magazine would say it's an instant classic and give it five stars!!! They are so biased to certain people it's not even funny. I'm done with that garbage magazine... 😡😡😡 RollingStone magazine is= 🐶💩

I have nothing but contempt for both RS and Bruce, one is garbage and the other has been putting out mostly garbage for decades. Both are, and have been extremely overrated for as long as i can remember, they deserve each other.
12  MELLENCAMP DISCUSSION / All About John / Re: What Does "Grandview" Sound Like To You? on: February 26, 2017, 09:03:55 pm


I think ''Grandview'' is terrific,  if it's an older song it's more likely from the 2007 ''Freedom's Road'' sessions, the Martina McBride thing came out of nowhere. I wonder what other surprises John's got in store for us on the new album, can't wait to hear it.

13  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ask Mellencamp.com / What's new with ''Ghost Brothers Of Darkland County''. on: November 29, 2016, 09:29:02 am
Will there be a US tour in the future, my wife and i happened to catch it in Providence R.I a couple of years ago ''has it been that long'' and thought the whole production was spectacularly good, especially John's songs. We would gladly pay good money to see it again, might even bring a few folks along.
14  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ask Mellencamp.com / Re: Duets Album on: November 12, 2015, 06:37:44 pm


''John got the idea to do an album together. I was blown away. I think we’re onto something really interesting, but I won’t give the surprise away.”


http://theadvocate.com/entertainment/allentertainment/13943910-123/carlene-carter-carries-her-familys

15  MELLENCAMP DISCUSSION / All About John / John wrote the complete score 'including a new song'' for new movie ''Ithaca''. on: October 22, 2015, 07:53:06 am

Hopefully the movie does well and there's a soundtrack release in the near future, got my fingers crossed.

http://filmmusicreporter.com/2015/10/21/meg-ryans-ithaca-to-feature-original-score-and-song-by-john-mellencamp/

And this from another article.

''Ryan also got help from her then-john-mellencamp-billboard-650boyfriend John Mellencamp, who composed the entire score — even writing a song that would sound like a standard of the time. “Not one note of that is anything other than Mellencamp. He did everything,”  she said gratefully.''
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