John Mellencamp has always told stories about the heartland. But one song in particular captures a larger picture of America – then and now.
He was there for some of the wilder tour moments of Aerosmith, Van Halen, Pink Floyd, and other rock legends. A new book serves up the dish.
Aretha Franklin, Aerosmith, and Billy Crystal all performed on this NBC late-night series unmatched in its day.
Some classic songs are better left alone. But then again, a really great cover version can give it a whole new life.