John Mellencamp: Plain Spoken Live From The Chicago Theatre 2014 (Blu-Ray+CD) 2018 Release Date 5/11/18
Deluxe CD/Blu-ray edition. 2018 release. Captured at the Chicago Theatre (one state over from where he grew up in Indiana), this concert album and film finds the heartland-rock superstar reflecting on his life and career.
His band rocks "Small Town," "Pink Houses," "Pop Singer," "Cherry Bomb," "Longest Days," "Authority Song" and more (including songs from his recent release "Sad Clowns and Hillbillies") and he shares stories of his upbringing and songwriting It's a cinematic experience that's also a welcoming, intimate glimpse into the mind and music of John Mellencamp. Special guest: Carlene Carter! With a career spanning more than 35 years, John Mellencamp has elevated his legacy from pop star to one of the most highly-respected songwriters of a generation. A Grammy winner, member of the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, and Songwriters Hall Of Fame nominee (among many other accolades), he has achieved a total of 22 Top 40 hits in addition to earning the record for the "Most #1 tracks by a solo artist on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks" chart.