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|1. Stones in My Passway|
|2. Death Letter|
|3. Johnny Hart|
|4. Baltimore Oriole|
|5. Teardrops Will Fall|
|6. Diamond Joe|
|7. The End of the World|
|8. Down in the Bottom|
|10. Joliet Bound|
|11. John the Revelator|
|12. To Washington|
The playing on the album is very fine and the production excellent.
I think that this is absolutely a standout possibility for John Mellencamp to win a Grammy (or two) for Best Contemporary Folk Album and Possibly, Rock Vocal (Male).
It's wonderful to find an artist with wide recognition embrace those roots and reinterpret them for mass audience to discover truly divine music.
My expectations of this album weren't too high due to some tepid reviews I'd read about it. Personally I can't find a single fault with this. Read morePublished 1 month ago by mark seeberg
Read reviews of it prior to purchase (was consideringthe new "live" release, but didn't want to spend the xtra$$)-might do so now! Not bad at all!Published 6 months ago by LARRY S LANDOS
Awesome non commercial work by a great artist! Well worth the money and then some. Does not get any better than this.Published 18 months ago by Craig W. Shurtleff
This album is a collection of covers, but it is misleading to classify them all as blues or folk, it is more varied than that. Read morePublished 22 months ago by G. K.
This time around John Mellencamp sings mostly covers that are well chosen and beautifully sung.
He does provide some new lyrics to the traditional song "TO... Read more
John Mellencamp made no secret about the fact that his tenure on Columbia was not much to his liking. Read morePublished on July 27, 2010 by Tim Brough
Death Letter--originally a Son House track, is by itself, worth the cost of this album. The others who have reviewed this have done a great job so no point covering that ground. Read morePublished on May 17, 2010 by Just the Facts Ma'am
I listened to this album on Rhapsody a few months ago. I had never heard any of these songs before, so I thought JM's covers of them were great, especially "Johnny Hart", "The End... Read morePublished on May 5, 2010 by Joseph Rankin