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Mellencamp's collect of greatest hits in "Words & Music" is just that, the greatest! He will soon have to make another greatest hits, as he is always in the making of more great songs!

37 tracks of excellence

If you have somehow missed Mellencamps excellent albums as they were released, or thanks to Chevy he has just come to your attention, start here. The "Chevy Song" is not here, but what is even better. From the begining up to '05 there is track after track of first rate rockn'roll. Pop Singer and Paper In Fire are my two fav's but everything else is nearly as good.

Missing an important single...

This collection (Like the version of "The Best I Could Do 1978-1988" offered here) is missing "Under The Boardwalk", which makes it an incomplete "Greatest". (It is included in the Australian version of TBICD 78-88)


Born: October 07, 1951 in Seymour, IN

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Throughout his career, John Mellencamp has had to fight, whether it was for the right to record under his own name or for respect as an artist. Of course, he never made it easy on himself. Mellencamp began his career in the late '70s as a Bruce Springsteen clone called Johnny Cougar. As his career progressed, his music became more distinctive, developing into a Stonesy blend of hard rock and folk-rock. His musical development coincided with his growth in popularity -- by the time "Hurts So Good"...
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