Thursday, October 6, 2016

The Story of John Mellencamp’s Long Battle to Escape ‘Johnny Cougar’ (UCR)

Early in his career, John Mellencamp had a choice. He could either change his name and release his first album on MCA Records, or he could head back home to Seymour, Ind. Potential rock stardom or a minimum wage job for the phone company – these were the options for the young singer, not even 25 years old, when presented with the stage name of Johnny Cougar...

Read More of Bryan Wawzenek's article @ Ultimate Classic Rock:
The Story of John Mellencamp's Long Battle to Escape 'Johnny Cougar'  

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