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06/19/2013 - After the jump we have links to watch or listen to the following Ghost Brothers related interviews!

- CBS TV Late Show with David Letterman
- Comedy Central TV The Colbert Report
- PBS TV Charlie Rose
- Apple/iTunes: Meet the Creators Podcast
- SiriusXM Live Conversation with Mojo Nixon
- World Cafe NPR Radio
- Acoustic Cafe Syndicated Radio 
- All Things Considered (NPR) Radio
- MSNBC TV Morning Joe
- Bob & Tom Syndicated Morning Radio
- WXRT Chicago Radio
- WRNR Baltimore Radio
- WKIT Stephen King's Rock N' Roll Station Bangor ME Radio Interview
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06/12/2013 - In the full version of this interview, the three creators of Ghost Brothers tell the story of preparing for the show's run in Atlanta last spring, and why Mellencamp nearly quit the production two days before it was set to open. Click the audio link on the NPR page to listen Read More
06/12/2013 - Listen to NPR’s World Cafe host David Dye's interview with John, Stephen King and T-Bone Burnett. Click World Cafe. to learn more about the unusual and extended creative process as Stephen King, John Mellencamp and T-Bone Burnett join David to discuss this amazing collaboration. Read More
06/08/2013 - John Mellencamp tells Salon about his new album with Stephen King, and what he told Reagan about using his songs...

Explaining the origins of his latest effort — a collaborative country-rock album written with Stephen King and produced by T-Bone Burnett — he details murder, mayhem and mutilation in grisly detail, with a keen sense of the absurd and a sheepish admission of his own cowardice in the face of creepy. Read the complete interview after the jump. Read More
06/07/2013 - John Mellencamp, Stephen King & T Bone Burnett - Pt. 1 John Mellencamp, Stephen King and T Bone Burnett reveal the inspiration behind their Southern, gothic, supernatural musical.


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06/07/2013 - Stephen King and John Mellencamp had a simple problem when they started the long odyssey to create a musical.
"Quite frankly, we didn't know what the hell we were doing," Mellencamp said.

Thirteen years later they've created "Ghost Brothers of Darkland County," a musical that's not quite like anything out there — as you might expect from two of America's most independent artists. Read the complete interview after the jump Read More
06/07/2013 - Mellencamp’s original rendition of "Do Re Mi" on the wonderful 1988 Guthrie/Leadbelly tribute record “A Vision Shared,” paved the way for Bruce Springsteen’s “Seeger Sessions,” which reflected Bruce’s own love for Guthrie’s musical world.

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06/05/2013 - Read Jon Pareles of the New York Times complete review after the jump. Here are some excerpts: "Mr. Mellencamp illuminates characters and has them ponder questions of responsibility and truth, heaven and hell..."

"Mr. Mellencamp came up with superb songs for women, who respond with quietly glowing performances..." Read More
06/05/2013 - Read Randy Lewis' of the LA Times Ghost Brothers of Darkland County complete interview after the jump. Here is an excerpt: "They all wanted the happy ending. There's no … happy ending…. In my favorite movies and books and songs, there's no happy endings. Let's face it: Life does not have a happy ending..." Read More
06/04/2013 - After thirteen years of waiting, on Tuesday Mellencamp fans everywhere will finally be able to experience the John Mellencamp, Stephen King and T Bone Burnett Southern Gothic supernatural musical Ghost Brothers of Darkland County when Hear Music/Concord Music Group releases the all-star recording this week!

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05/31/2013 - Join us for a conversation with Stephen King, John Mellencamp, and T Bone Burnett, co-creators of the southern gothic supernatural musical Ghost Brothers of Darkland County. This extraordinary collaboration—13 years in the making—is a haunting tale of fraternal love, jealousy, and revenge.

Our esteemed guests will talk about the inspiration behind the project and the all-star recording, with music and lyrics by Mellencamp, libretto by King, and musical direction by Burnett. Monday, June 3, 6:00 p.m.

Reserve your seat at http://www.apple.com/retail/soho/

Preorder the book and soundtrack: http://itunes.com/ghostbrothers Read More
05/30/2013 - Read Elysa Gardner's 3 1/2 out of 4 stars USA Today's review after the jump. Here are some excerpts: "On this new album, impeccably produced by Burnett, more famous voices take on Mellencamp's wry, haunted tunes, steeped in folk and blues."

"Mellencamp himself ably serve the grit and poignance of songs that address the ghosts and monsters inside all of us." Read More
05/29/2013 - Speakeasy the WSJ online news magazine covering media and entertainment is premiering the Ghost Brothers of Darkland County soundtrack album, in its entirety today! Click HERE to listen to the musical's superb blues ‘n roots songs, performed by a stellar collection of guest artists. Read More
05/23/2013 - When one hears the words "southern gothic supernatural musical"--it's to be forgiven if the mind is blown somewhat, but there is a project out there that fits that description. And, it gets even better when one hears who spearheaded the idea!

Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, a work 13 years in the making, came about originally via a conversation between literary horror mastermind Stephen King and classic rocker John Mellencamp. It won't be available until June 4, but we at Yahoo! Music have an exclusive first listen to one of the songs. Enjoy "Truth" by John Mellencamp, and don't forget to tell us what you think! Read More
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