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John Mellencamp (born October 7, 1951) is an American rock singer-songwriter, musician, painter and occasional actor known for his catchy, populist brand of heartland rock which emphasizes traditional instrumentation. He has sold over 40 million albums worldwide and has amassed 22 Top 40 hits in the United States. In addition, he holds the record for the most tracks by a solo artist to hit number-one on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, with seven, and has been nominated for 13 Grammy Awards, winning one. His latest album, No Better Than This, was released on August 17, 2010 to widespread critical acclaim.

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Eyes on the Prize [2018]

Eyes on the Prize2:46

Patriotic [2018]

Pink Houses4:43

Classic Driving Songs [2017]

Jack & Diane4:11

Dark as a Dungeon [2017]

Dark as a Dungeon4:16

Easy Target [2017]

Easy Target2:43

Grandview [2017]


The Long Road Home [2017]

Indigo Sunset3:31

Dallas, 1988 [2016]

Rumble Seat4:37
Pink Houses9:03
Cherry Bomb5:03

1978-2012 [2013]

A Little Night Dancin'3:47
Small Paradise3:42
Great Mid-West4:33
Do You Think That's Fair4:51
I Need a Lover5:38
Welcome to Chinatown4:01
Sugar Marie4:19
Pray for Me3:31
Taxi Dancer5:03
Ain't Even Done with the Night4:41
Don't Misunderstand Me3:35
This Time4:20
Make Me Feel4:08
To M.G. (Wherever She May Be)4:56
Cry Baby0:25
Wild Angel3:15
Peppermint Twist0:29
Cheap Shot3:03
Hurts So Good3:41
Jack & Diane4:15
Hand to Hold on To3:26
Danger List4:29
Can You Take It3:33
Thundering Hearts3:41
China Girl3:35
Close Enough3:40
Weakest Moments4:09
Crumblin' Down3:35
Pink Houses4:44
Authority Song3:49
Warmer Place to Sleep3:47
Jackie O3:03
Play Guitar3:23
Serious Business3:25
Lovin' Mother Fo Ya3:06
Golden Gates4:07
Rain on the Scarecrow3:46
Grandma's Theme0:55
Small Town3:42
Minutes to Memories4:29
Lonely Ol' Night3:46
The Face of the Nation3:14
Justice and Independence '853:33
Between a Laugh and a Tear4:32
You've Got to Stand for Somethin'4:33
R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. (A Salute to 60's Rock)2:55
The Kind of Fella I Am2:58
Paper in Fire3:51
Down and Out in Paradise3:38
Check It Out4:20
The Real Life3:58
Cherry Bomb4:48
We Are the People4:17
Empty Hands3:44
Hard Times for an Honest Man3:28
Hotdogs and Hamburgers4:05
Rooty Toot Toot3:33
Big Daddy of Them All3:31
To Live3:20
Martha Say3:45
Theo and Weird Henry4:50
Jackie Brown4:03
Pop Singer2:48
Void in My Heart2:32
Mansions in Heaven3:06
Sometimes a Great Notion3:34
Country Gentleman3:19
J.M.'s Question3:42
Let It All Hang Out3:13
It Don't Scare Me None3:30
All the Best4:02
Sweet Suzanne4:00
Nothing's for Free3:29
Love and Happiness3:53
Now More Than Ever3:42
I Ain't Ever Satisfied3:36
Get a Leg Up3:47
Crazy Ones4:00
Last Chance3:39
They're So Tough4:16
Melting Pot4:48
Whenever We Wanted3:44
Again Tonight3:20
When Jesus Left Birmingham5:16
Human Wheels5:34
Beige to Beige3:53
Case 795 (The Family)5:15
Suzanne and the Jewels3:55
Sweet Evening Breeze4:51
What If I Came Knocking5:08
French Shoes3:43
To the River3:37
When Jesus Left Birmingham [*]3:56
Dance Naked3:00
When Margaret Comes to Town3:20
Another Sunny Day 12/253:02
Too Much to Think About3:02
The Big Jack3:23
The Breakout3:38
Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First)4:54
Just Another Day3:47
This May Not Be the End of the World5:29
Emotional Love3:20
Mr. Bellows5:34
The Full Catastrophe3:17
Circling Around the Moon6:14
Large World Turning3:54
Jackamo Road1:37
Life Is Hard3:17
What If I Came Knocking [Live][*]5:25
Fruit Trader3:58
Your Life Is Now3:59
Positively Crazy4:09
I'm Not Running Anymore3:26
Eden Is Burning3:50
Where the World Began3:29
Miss Missy3:40
Chance Meeting at the Tarantula4:05
Break Me Off Some4:10
Summer of Love4:01
Days of Farewell3:13
In My Time of Dying3:03
Farewell Angelina4:36
Under the Boardwalk3:56
Wild Night [Live]3:37
Seventh Son [*]2:40
Cuttin' Heads5:03
Peaceful World4:05
Deep Blue Heart3:28
Crazy Island3:47
Just Like You4:04
The Same Way I Do3:20
Worn Out Nervous Condition3:32
In Our Lives4:03
Stones in My Passway3:17
Death Letter6:13
Baltimore Oriole3:54
Teardrops Will Fall4:23
Diamond Joe4:37
The End of the World3:24
Down in the Bottom3:30
John the Revelator3:18
To Washington2:39
Ghost Towns Along the Highway4:39
The Americans5:11
Freedom's Road4:18
Jim Crow3:22
Our Country3:47
Rural Route3:08
My Aeroplane4:41
Heaven Is a Lonely Place12:02
Longest Days5:42
My Sweet Love4:07
If I Die Sudden5:20
Troubled Land3:32
Young Without Lovers2:27
John Cockers3:33
Don't Need This Body4:13
A Ride Back Home4:05
Without a Shot 
County Fair 
For the Children 
A Brand New Song 
Save Some Time to Dream4:30
The West End3:57
Right Behind Me3:59
A Graceful Fall3:20
No Better Than This3:12
Thinking About You3:28
Coming Down the Road4:44
Love at First Sight4:36
Don't Forget About Me3:13
Each Day of Sorrow2:35
Easter Eve6:29
Clumsy Ol' World3:28

A Timeless Thing [2005]

Baltimore Oriole5:46

My Honky Tonk History [2004]

What Say You3:20

Movie Soundtracks [2002]

Hurts So Good [*]3:38

We Can Be Heroes [2001]

Peaceful World4:02

Super Hits [2007] [2000]

What Say You3:20

The Perfect Storm [2000]

Yours Forever4:02

VH1 Storytellers [2000]

Jack and Diane5:56

The Waterboy [1998]

Small Town3:40

Honeymoon in Vegas [1992]

Jailhouse Rock3:36

Cherry Bomb [1987]

Cherry Bomb 

Footloose [Video] [1984]

Hurts So Good 

Witchcraft [U.S.] [1959]

Baltimore Oriole3:31

Barbara Lea [1956]

Baltimore Oriole3:52

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