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'