Music

Stephen King and John Mellancamp Collaborated on a Musical? Really?

Apparently, yes.  This collaboration escaped my attention, too.

It’s called Ghost Brothers of Darkland County and it’s been in something of a development limbo for quite some time (Okay, it’s been 13 years).  

However, come next spring, there will be a soundtrack featuring everyone from Elvis Costello to Taj Mahal.

Meanwhile, talks continue with investors about bringing the whole thing to Broadway sometime in the not-too-distant future.

What’s it about?  A novelist and a musician (they’re brothers) battle over (a) a woman; and (b) the affections of their parents.

More at the New York Times.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

Alan Cross has 37848 posts and counting. See all posts by Alan Cross

Let us know what you think!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.