Tag: John Mellencamp


This Day In Music, October 2nd

On this day in 1982: John Cougar (aka John Mellencamp) went to #1 on both the U.S. album and singles chart with the album ‘American Fool’ and the single ‘Jack & Diane’. “Jack & Diane” was released as the second single from Mellencamp’s 1982 album ‘American Fool’, and was chosen by the Recording Industry Association […]


This Day In Music, September 22nd

On this day in 1984: John Waite went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Missing You.’ It was released in June 1984 as the lead single from his second album, No Brakes It reached #1 on Billboard’s Album Rock Tracks chart, the Billboard Hot 100 as well as #9 on the U.K. singles chart. […]


This Day In Music, September 11th

On this day in 1982: Chicago started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Hard To Say I’m Sorry’, the group’s second U.S. #1 hit. Here’s a look at the complete Top 20 on the U.S. singles chart from this day back in 1982: 1 3 HARD TO SAY I’M […]


This Day In Music, July 4th

On this day in 1986: The second Farm Aid benefit concert took place at Manor Downs Racetrack, in Manor, Texas. Held to raise money for family farmers in the U.S. The concerts were organized by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young. Artists who appeared included: Alabama, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Steve Earle, The Fabulous […]