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John Mellencamp

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they say life goes on long after the thrill of living

— John Mellencamp

#life-lessons #live #life

Don't ever lose that innocent laughter, don't let time take that away

— John Mellencamp


What is there to be afraid of? The worst thing that can happen is you fail. So what? I failed at a lot of things. My first record was horrible.

— John Mellencamp

#fail #failed #first #happen #horrible

A lot of Woody Guthrie's songs were taken from other songs. He would rework the melody and lyrics, and all of a sudden it was a Woody Guthrie song.

— John Mellencamp

#lot #lyrics #melody #other #song

Bob Dylan's first couple of records in the 60's weren't considered cover records, but he only wrote one or two original songs on each album.

— John Mellencamp

#bob #considered #couple #cover #dylan

Do I think it's OK to fight authority as long as you're only talking about the high school teacher? No.

— John Mellencamp

#authority #fight #high #high school #high school teacher

I don't have to worry about any pop sensibility. I can write adult songs, and I don't have to worry about choruses and hook lines.

— John Mellencamp

#adult #any #choruses #hook #i

I couldn't have recorded this record 15 years ago. My voice didn't have the depth to pull these songs off.

— John Mellencamp

#depth #i #off #pull #record

I don't want to be a politician. I don't like politics. It's petty; it fights dirty.

— John Mellencamp

#fights #i #like #petty #politician

A lot of record company people, even though they're our age, want to be perceived as young hip guys, and they're hurting the business.

— John Mellencamp

#business #company #even #guys #hip

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His songs document the joys and struggles of ordinary people seeking to make their way and he has consistently brought the fresh air of common experience to the typically glamour-addled world of popular music. ". Said longtime Rolling Stone contributor Anthony DeCurtis: "Mellencamp has created an important body of work that has earned him both critical regard and an enormous audience.

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