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Life Goes On Long After the Thrill of Living is Gone

A Recurrent Theme

 Oh yeah I know, I know. The title at least got you to stop for just a second for a couple of reasons didn’t it? 1,801 more words

Radio 75, side A, track 1: "Small Town" by John COUGAR Mellencamp

Oh, John COUGAR Mellencamp, I was wondering when you were gonna show up on here.  Your rock and roll Americana is just the kind of thing I’m assuming is up BOB’s alley.   111 more words


"Well I Was Born in a Small Town"

“And I live in a small town” – John Cougar Mellencamp

God and I were cruising along in silent awe this morning along a scenic two-lane highway between two small towns in Oklahoma.  

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Another John Cougar Mellencamp record. Very nice one from 1983. But it actually was recorded in 1977, but got shelved for unknown reasons. His former manager decided to release it on his label, a bit to capitalize on his succes at that time. 14 more words


October 17, 2016 Uh, Duh

John Cougar Mellencamp, Uh-Huh, Riva RVL-7504, 1983

It’s great to find 80s albums that you always wanted to buy when they were new, but never quite had the money at the time.   165 more words


From the seller that sold me that Pixies test press a few weeks ago, I picked up this John Cougar Mellencamp test press. This is a double live LP released in the UK back in 2015. 24 more words



The other day, the hubbinator and I watched Trainwreck. If you haven’t seen the movie, the leading man loves the Billy Joel song Uptown Girl. It is played several times through the story and I too have a soft spot for Billy’s music, but it wasn’t until the end when they played one of my favorites: A Matter of Trust. 218 more words

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