Watch John's Interview and Performance on The Today Show

John Mellencamp tells The Today Show that “it took about three seconds” to come up with the name of his new album, “Sad Clowns and Hillbillies.” He also talks about how he came to collaborate on it with Carlene Carter, daughter of country music legend June Carter Cash: “It was very organic, how it turned out.” Watch the interview below and view John and Carlene performing "Grandview," "Pink Houses," "Small Town," and "Indigo Sunset" from the show.

John Mellencamp - Full Today Show Performance and Interview 5.3.17 from Vintage Mellencamp on Vimeo.