John Mellencamp Leads New Releases

John Mellencamp released a new album, Freedom’s Road, on Tuesday (Jan. 23) on Universal Republic Records. He wrote all the songs on the album. Guests include Little Big Town and folk legend Joan Baez. … Other new releases this week include Cadillac Sky’s Blind Man Walking (Skaggs Family), Tony Furtado’s Thirteen (Funzalo), Butch Hancock’s War and Peace (Two Roads), 7th Heaven actress Beverley Mitchell’s self-titled debut (ROM/Quarterback), Ed Pettersen’s The New Punk Blues of Ed Pettersen (Split Rock), Peter Rowan and Tony Rice’s Quartet (Rounder) and Tony Trischka’s Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectactular (Rounder).