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Michael Wanchic '74 Prepares for Another Tour with John Mellencamp

August 16, 2010

Mellencamp Wanchic.jpgAugust 16, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Michael Wanchic, longtime guitarist for John Mellencamp and member of DePauw University's Class of 1974, is preparing for another tour with the singer-songwriter.  Beginning October 29 and continuing through November 27, Mellencamp will be touring in support of his album, No Better Than This, which will be released tomorrow on Rounder Records. (photo, l-r: Mellencamp and Wanchic)

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Mike Wanchic has co-produced a number of Mellencamp's hit records and is the longtime director of the singer-songwriter's band, of which he's been a member for more than 30 years.  Wanchic has also produced a variety of other musicians, including Cowboy Mouth, Blessid Union of Souls, and James Musical_notes.jpgMcMurtry. In a December 2006 interview, he called DePauw "a great experience."

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