John Mellencamp to receive Woody Guthrie Prize next month in Tulsa, OK

Credit: Marc HauserJohn Mellencamp will be honored with the fifth Woody Guthrie Prize on August 30 as part of a special event focusing on the heartland rocker held at the Fly Loft activity space in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The award is presented annually by The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa to an artist whose work reflects that of the late folk musician, who wrote with compassion about the struggles of common men and women and championed human rights.

“The Woody Guthrie Center is proud to recognize John Mellencamp for his incredible achievements as …read more

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