Los Angeles Times: What happens when John Mellencamp is crossed with Stephen King

What happens when John Mellencamp is crossed with Stephen King

The rocker and horror author collaborate on ‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County’ and bring in other top artists, including T Bone Burnett and Sheryl Crow.

By Randy Lewis, Los Angeles TimesJune 5, 2013, 7:00 a.m. 

Not long after buying a rustic vacation cabin nearly two decades ago, Indiana rocker John Mellencamp was told by the previous owner that the cabin was haunted by the ghosts of two brothers and the girl they both loved, all of whom died horrifically there half a century earlier.

Most people would be content to relate that kind of story to friends, family members and neighbors, laugh it off and move on. Not Mellencamp. He called upon one man he knew would be able to grasp the full potential of the tragic tale: Stephen King.

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