John Mellencamp is an authentic, all-American voice from the heartland. He never did move to L.A.; still lives with his family in his native Indiana.
It's an old story that John's views aren't often in sync with the Bush Regime's. But one thing is clear: even if Mellencamp doesn't support the occupation of Iraq, he certainly supports the troops.
A few nights ago, in the tradition of Bob Hope- and on the same cramped stage at Walter Reed Hospital where Hope played- John sang 14 of his most beloved songs for 200 wounded vets and their families.
The thing I always liked about Mellencamp is that he never became bigger than the causes he supports. You know, like a certain lady who has made a career out of having her son killed in Bush's War...
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