John Mellencamp



John Mellencamp
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Rating
Active
1976
Born
October 7, 1951 in Seymour
Location
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Genres
Rock
Biography
John Mellencamp (born 7 October 1951 in Seymour, Indiana) is an American singer-songwriter, known for a long and successful recording and performing career highlighted by a series of 1980s hits, including "Jack & Diane", and by his role in the Farm Aid charity event. Mellencamp currently lives in Bloomington, Indiana. John's first record released was under the stage name "Johnny Cougar" at the behest of Tony DeFries, his first manager. Mellencamp claims it was against his knowledge and will, and he hated the name.
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Top Songs by John Mellencamp


Jack & Diane

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Hurts So Good

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Small Town

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Pink Houses

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Cherry Bomb

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Authority Song

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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


Sad Clowns & Hillbillies

Sad Clowns & Hillbillies

John Mellencamp April 28, 2017

13 Tracks

Plain Spoken

Plain Spoken

John Mellencamp September 23, 2014

10 Tracks

Performs Trouble No More Live at Town Hall

Performs Trouble No More Live at Town Hall

John Mellencamp July 8, 2014

15 Tracks

Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

John Mellencamp June 4, 2013

34 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

Best of John

Best of John

John Mellencamp October 23, 2007

12 Tracks

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