Jack & Diane" is a 1982 hit rock song written and performed by American singer-songwriter John Mellencamp, then performing as "John Cougar. It appears on Mellencamp's album American Fool. It was chosen by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) as one of the Songs of the Century. The single spent four weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1982, and is Mellencamp's most successful hit single.
John Cougar is the third studio album by John Mellencamp. This was the first album with his new record company Riva Records and under the name "John Cougar. Released in 1979, following the Australian success of "I Need a Lover" from the previous year's A Biography (which did not receive a . release), the album included the aforementioned track for . audiences, as well as a re-working of A Biography's "Taxi Dancer.
Album: American Fool (1982). Charted: 25 1. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Jack and Diane were a interracial couple in the first version of this song, inspired by the blended couples Mellencamp saw during his live performances (Jack was black, Diane was white). He took the race part out of it and made Jack a football star after an executive from his record company heard what he was working on and asked him to do so in an effort to make the song more relatable and therefore boost its hit potential. Steve St. Michael from Renfrew, CanadaI think John should write more about Jack and Diane's venture through life.
SONG : Jack and Diane ARTIST : John Cougar Mellencamp ALBUM : American Fool (Track 2) TRANSCRIBED BY : Mike Cole (mcolena. Song structure II Rhythmn 1b 1x Oh yeah, life goes o. .
Jack & Diane" is a 1982 hit rock song written and performed by American singer-songwriter John Mellencamp, then performing as "John Cougar. The single spent four weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1982, and, to date, is Mellencamp's most successful hit single. According to Mellencamp, "Jack & Diane" was based on the 1962 Tennessee Williams film Sweet Bird of Youth. He said of recording the song: "'Jack & Diane' was a terrible record to make. When I play it on guitar by myself, it sounds great; but I could never get the band to play along with me. That's why the arrangement's so weird.
John Cougar’s Jack & Diane got to number 1 in the US charts, and to number 25 in the DUK. Jack & Diane was recently voted number 94 in BBC Radio 2’s list of the 100 best guitar riffs, a list I blogged about here. Maybe it was/is too American a song to have been a massive hit in the DUK, with such lines as suckin’ on a chili dogs and two American kids growin’ up in the heartland , pretty foreign references for most British teenagers.
Released when John Mellencamp was still recording under the name John Cougar, it remains his biggest hit single, one which spent four weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100. In fact, the song was a major reason why 1982’s ‘American Fool’ finally made Cougar a household name. It's also earned him a spot on our Top 100 Classic Rock Songs list. Jack & Diane’ endures because of its longing for a simpler time. The titular lovestruck teenagers live in a small town where sucking on chili dogs, outside the Tastee Freeze is an ideal date and enough to make the big city seem unappealing. American Fool’ also helped cement another fruitful collaboration: It was the second album Cougar worked on with producer Don Gehman, and its success lead to a musical relationship which spanned from 1983's ‘Uh-Huh’ and 1985's ‘Scarecrow’ to 1987's ‘The Lonesome Jubilee.
In 1982 the song in the charts was Jack & Diane by John Cougar Mellencamp. Jack & Diane by John Cougar Mellencamp. 13. ▼ Select Rank Below 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 #.
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