Musician John Mellencamp

Music icon performs ‘Don’t Forget About Me,’ from his new CD.

In addition to having a music career spanning more than 35 years and becoming one of the most highly regarded songwriters of a generation, John Mellencamp is also an accomplished painter, whose work has been the focus of several published portfolios and gallery exhibitions—including a joint showing with Miles Davis. Early on, when he relocated to New York, it was with the intention of studying painting if his music career didn't pan out. With an evolving style, he's increased his output by with nearly 100 new works in recent years.


Tavis: From the new CD “No Better than This,” which is in stores today, here is John Mellencamp and his band performing “Don’t Forget About Me.”
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