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On Monday, actress Meg Ryan was spotted wearing a ring on that finger while doing some shopping in New York City.Last month, Ryan was also seen with the same ring while taking a romantic walk with Mellencamp in Tribeca.He is known for his catchy, populist brand of heartland rock, which emphasizes traditional instrumentation. Mellencamp released his latest album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies, on April 28, 2017, to widespread critical acclaim.Mellencamp rose to fame in the 1980s while "honing an almost startlingly plainspoken writing style that, starting in 1982, yielded a string of Top 10 singles,” including "Hurts So Good,” "Jack & Diane,” "Crumblin' Down,” "Pink Houses,” "Lonely Ol' Night,” "Small Town,” “R. Mellencamp is also one of the founding members of Farm Aid, an organization that began in 1985 with a concert in Champaign, Illinois, to raise awareness about the loss of family farms and to raise funds to keep farm families on their land.After about 18 months of traveling between Indiana to New York City in 19, Mellencamp finally found someone receptive to his music and image in Tony De Fries of Main Man Management.De Fries insisted that Mellencamp's first album, Chestnut Street Incident, a collection of covers and a handful of original songs, be released under the stage name Johnny Cougar, insisting that the bumpy German name "Mellencamp" was too hard to market.Mellencamp became a father in December 1970, only six months after he graduated from high school.His daughter, Michelle, later became a mother at age 19, making Mellencamp a grandfather at 37.
To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads.I went to New York and everybody said, 'You sound like a hillbilly.' And I said, 'Well, I am.' So that's where he came up with that name.I was totally unaware of it until it showed up on the album jacket.Farm Aid concerts have remained an annual event over the past 33 years, and as of 2018 the organization has raised over million to promote a strong and resilient family farm system of agriculture.Mellencamp was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 10, 2008.