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Fun Music Information -> John Cougar Mellencamp

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Quotes:

"You think I'm an a**hole now? You should've seen me when I was drunk!" JCM reflecting on the days when he abused booze, among other things
Submitted by: Buckeye Scott
 

Music Performer Nicknames:

Known informally as: John (Hoosier) Mellencamp. Submitted by: Buckeye Scott

Weird Names of Music Performer's Children:

  • Teddy - Why'd you name her Teddy? She's a GIRL, for Pete's sake! Everyone knows that Teddy is a boy's name! It's a shortened form of either Edward or Theodore, both of which are male names. Submitted by: Aaerni

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Rockin' in the USA""President for USA"Susanna Viljanen
"Jack and Diane""Vicki and Chris"Phil Alexander
"R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.""F.*.*.K--ing the U.S.A."Jeff in Richmond VA
"Jack and Diane""Jackie's Diane"Stan Hall
"Jack and Diane""Jackin' My Van"blackjack21
"Pink Houses""F.E.M.A. Trailers"Poli-tick-ly Incorrect
"I Need a Lover""I Need Some Housing"Michelle C.
"Pink Houses""Pigs' Houses"John A. Barry
"Hurts So Good""Bert's No Good"Spaff.com
"Little Pink Houses""Little Pink Handcuffs"Steve Kalafut

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Play GuitarEpiphone, Fender, Gibson, Gretsch, or Rickenbacker guitars/Guitar CenterMack the Knife
Hurts So GoodS & M ClubEdward
Play GuitarGibson Guitarsrock

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Hurts So GoodMasochists AnonomousDiddims
Dance NakedNudist ColonyChase Waggoner
Play GuitarPiano Lessonsoldsongs
Check It OutHospitalscamp
Check It OutSAT Centers Where Computers Check The SAT Testcamp
There are additional on hold music ideas available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Small Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
taught to fear Cheez-Its in a small town
Original Lyrics:
taught the fear of Jesus in a small town
"Minutes to Memories"
Misheard Lyrics:
On a Greyhound twenty miles beyond Jamestown
Original Lyrics:
On a Greyhound thirty miles beyond Jamestown
"Minutes to Memories"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want to stop in no sun-settin' sand
Original Lyrics:
I don't take stock in those uncertain things
"Minutes to Memories"
Misheard Lyrics:
This highway is long but I knew a song that were longer
Original Lyrics:
This highway is long but I know some that are longer
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Rave On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ray Vaughn (4X)
Original Lyrics:
Rave on (4X)

Story about this misheard lyric by: Buckeye Scott

This tune is an 1988 cover of a '50s Buddy Holly hit. It's on the soundtrack for the 1988 flick "Cocktail" which stars Tom Cruise. I heard it on the radio and it sounded like JCM was referring to Stevie Ray Vaughn, whom I had seen live in concert in California the year before.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"This Is Our Country"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
From the east coast
To the west coast
Down the Dixie Highway
Back home
This is our country
Why They're Repetitive:
And that's it?!
Submitted by: oldrock
"Crumblin' Down"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
And the walls come crumblin' down
And the walls come rumblin' tumblin'
And the walls come trumblin' crumblin' down
(Repeat to fade at the end)
Why They're Repetitive:
It's sure taking the walls to crumble down completely, isn't it, John?
Submitted by: folk
There are additional repetitice lyrics available.

Dirty Song Lyrics:

"Hurts So Good"
The Dirty Lyrics:
Sink your teeth right through my bones, baby
Let's see what we can do.
Why They're Dirty:
If his bones are what I think they are, these are pretty sick lyrics.
Submitted by: rocky
 

Scary Song Lyrics:

"Small Town"
The Lyrics:
Gonna die in Small Town
Well that's prob'ly where they'll bury me.
Why:
The thought of dying and being buried frightens me.
Submitted by: Isac
 

Performers with Handicaps:

"Spina Bifida"
He had surgery for that condition when he was a little kid.
Submitted by: StarRocker

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