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Best John Cougar Mellencamp Songs - Top John Mellencamp Songs

Updated on July 20, 2014
John Cougar Mellencamp
John Cougar Mellencamp

Watch and Listen to "Lonely Ol' Night"

# 10 Lonely Ol' Night

Released in 1985


The song peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The song also reached number one on the Top Rock Tracks and remained there for five weeks.

Watch and Listen to "Wild Night"

# 9 Wild Night

Released in 1994


Mellencamp's version of "Wild Night" reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The song remained in the top forty for thirty-three weeks.

Watch and Listen to "Authority Song"

# 8 Authority Song

Released in 1983


Reaching number #9 on the Billboard 200 the single was released off of his seventh album.

Watch and Listen to "R.O.C.K. in the USA"

# 7 R.O.C.K. in the USA

Released in 1986


"R.O.C.K. in the USA" was the third single from his album "Scarecrow." The song became a top ten hit on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and Top Rock Tracks. The song also reached number one in New Zealand.

Watch and Listen to "Crumblin' Down"

# 6 Crumblin' Down

Released in 1983


"Crumblin' Down" peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and appeared on the television series "Knight Rider."

Watch and Listen to "Hurts So Good"

# 5 Hurts So Good

Released in 1982


The song was a hit in the USA reaching number two. It was the first of the three big hits Mellencamp released from his "American Fool" album. The single spent sixteen weeks in the top ten but never reached number one.

Watch and Listen to "Cherry Bombs"

# 4 Cherry Bomb

Released in 1987


"Cherry Bomb" reached number one on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks. The single also reached number twelve on the Adult Contemporary Charts.

Watch and Listen to "Pink Houses"

# 3 Pink Houses

Released in 1983


"Pink Houses" reached number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The single ranked number 439 on "The Rolling Stones" magazine's 500 Greatest Songs of All time.

Watch and Listen to "Small Town"

# 2 Small Town

Released in 1985


"Small Town" reached number six on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. Mellencamp wrote the song about his own experience of growing up in a small town in Indiana.

Watch and Listen to "Jack and Diane"

# 1 Jack and Diane

Released in 1982


"Jack and Diane" spent four weeks in the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. This single is John Cougar Mellencamp's biggest hit to date.

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