John Mellencamp



John Mellencamp

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1976
Born
October 7, 1951 in Seymour
Location
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Biography
Born in Seymour, Indiana in 1951, John Mellencamp went from a rebellious teen to a musical star by 1982, with his album American Fool. Though his original album, released under the name Johnny Cougar in 1976 was essentially a flop, American Fool hit number one thanks to the track “Hurts So Good.” Mellencamp continued to release albums, with his 1983 release bearing his full name, John Cougar Mellencamp, as he had wanted all along. His most successful album, Scarecrow, was released in 1985. In 2014, he signed a lifetime recording contract with Republic Records, releasing two more albums later that year.

Top Songs by John Mellencamp


Classic Driving Songs

Jack & Diane

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Footloose (15th Anniversary Collectors' Edition)

Hurts So Good

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Las 50 Mejores Canciones De Los 80´

Small Town

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Volume 10: 2008-2009

Pink Houses

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The Best That I Could Do 1978-1988

Cherry Bomb

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Volume 10: 2008-2009

Authority Song

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Scarecrow

R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. (A Salute to 60's Rock)

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Ain't Even Done With the Night

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

John Mellencamp June 4, 2013

34 Tracks

No Better Than This

No Better Than This

John Mellencamp July 27, 2010

13 Tracks

On the Rural Route 7609

On the Rural Route 7609

John Mellencamp June 25, 2010

51 Tracks

Life, Death, Live and Freedom

Life, Death, Live and Freedom

John Mellencamp June 23, 2009

8 Tracks

Life, Death, LIVE and Freedom (International Jewel Box)

Life, Death, LIVE and Freedom (International Jewel Box)

John Mellencamp January 1, 2009

8 Tracks

Life, Death, Love and Freedom

Life, Death, Love and Freedom

John Mellencamp August 19, 2008

14 Tracks

Freedom's Road

Freedom's Road

John Mellencamp January 23, 2007

10 Tracks

Rough Harvest

Rough Harvest

John Mellencamp July 19, 2005

13 Tracks

The Lonesome Jubilee

The Lonesome Jubilee

John Mellencamp May 24, 2005

10 Tracks

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Genres
Rock

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