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John Mellencamp: Cuttin' Heads (Columbia)

Richard Riegel, Village Voice, The, 5 December 2001

ROBERT ZIMMERMAN wanted to emulate Woody Guthrie, while John Mellencamp aspired to be the next-to-last David Bowie, and here they are at fateful birthdays 60 and 50 respectively, labelmate twins with new albums out that must be their best in years.

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