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04/16/2012 - John Mellencamp took to the stage of the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame last night to induct one of his musical heroes, Donovan.

Mellencamp shared amusing anecdotes relating to how he felt he took Donovanís influence upon his music a little too liberally, while also regaling the audience of having toured with the musician for 40 shows together in 2005. After the jump we have the complete text of John's induction speech, a short video with excepts from John's appearance, and a fan video of his "Season of the Witch" performance with Donovan. Read More

03/20/2012 - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the names of those who will be serving as presenters for the new inductees who will honored at a ceremony in Cleveland on April 14. John will be doing the honors for Donovan, an artist for whom he's had great affinity dating back to his early teen age years. His admiration is such that he invited Donovan to be part of his 2005 tour and duetted with him on "Sunshine Superman" at every concert date. John has also contributed liner notes to the forthcoming "Essential Donovan" compilation from Sony Legacy. For further information on the 2012 Induction please see

John performs "Sunshine Superman" live on tour with Donovan at the Hulman Center in Terre Haute, IN April 11, 2005 Read More




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