Words and Music: John Mellencamp's Greatest Hits (2004)


 
Disc One 1. Walk Tall 2. Pink Houses 3. Lonely Ol' Night 4. Jackie Brown 5. Rain on the Scarecrow 6. Love and Happiness 7. Check it Out 8. Peaceful World 9. Paper in Fire 10.Your Life is Now 11.Human Wheels 12.When Jesus Left Birmingham 13.Authority Song 14.What if I Came Knocking 15.Crumblin' Down 16.Small Town 17.R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. 18.Cherry Bomb 19.Pop Singer Disc Two 1. Thank You 2. Martha Say 3. Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First) 4. Hand to Hold On To 5. I Need a Lover 6. Hurts So Good 7. Get a Leg Up 8. Wild Night 9. Dance Naked 10.Teardrops Will Fall 11.Ain't Even Done With the Night 12.Just Another Day 13.Jack and Diane 14.Rumble Seat 15.I'm Not Running Anymore 16.Again Tonight 17.This Time 18.Now More Than Ever

 

His second "best of" package - this one covers sixteen more years of material, another disc, and has a whopping 37 songs. There's a few new songs here that really aren't anything special, and he wasn't putting out as many hits as he once did (which is why many of these titles won't be familiar to a casual listener), but overall it does exactly what it's supposed to do and his successes are all well documented here.

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