Review + Photos: Danny Click covers John Cougar Mellencamp’s ‘Scarecrow’ at Terrapin Crossroads

Danny Click (photo: Carolyn McCoy) Words by Carolyn McCoy In 1985, “Unabomber” became a household name, the Regan Era was in its full fascist swing, there were over 4 billion people on the planet, and John Cougar Mellencamp introduced the world to his eighth studio album Scarecrow. The album reflected world events and the corporate hold we were now under. The American Dream was crumbling into dust and there was need for a voice during that time to show us the light while explaining what was going on. With Scarecrow, Mellencamp stayed close to his musical Americana roots while moving to [...]

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