John Mellencamp and his wife of 18 years are calling it quits, according to The Associated Press.
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John Mellencamp has asked presidential wannabe John McCain to cease playing "Our Country" and other songs of his, primarily because the senator's agenda doesn't jive with the singer's. "Are you sure you want to use [John's] music?" a letter from Mellencamp's peeps to McCain reads. "Logic says that the facts might prove to be an embarrassment" namely that Mellencamp had in fact been backing John Edwards.
"Material Madge" Madonna on Thursday morning was announced as an inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as were John Mellencamp, The Ventures, Leonard Cohen and The Dave Clark Five. The five acts will get their due at a ceremony to be held March 10 in New York. To be eligible for this HoF, an artist must have issued their first single or album at least 25 years prior. (Frenching Britney and Xtina on stage? Merely icing on the cake.)